King Snakes as Pets. King Snakes Comprehensive Owner's Guide. Kingsnakes Care, Costs, Feeding, Cages, Heating, Lighting, Health All Included. (Paperback)
Shiny, smooth and beautiful; it is easy to see why king snakes are so popular among reptile enthusiasts. While most make wonderful pets, it is important to understand the basic biology and ecology of king snakes in order to maintain them successfully. Inside, you will find information about the natural history, taxonomy, behavior and captive care of the genus Lampropeltis. Additionally, some of the most popular species and subspecies are covered in depth, providing a broad overview of this incredible group of snakes. All these topics are covered in this book: - Anatomy - Basic Biology - Range and Habitat - Ecology - King snakes as pets - Maintenance - Feeding - Water and Humidity - Cages, Furniture and Decorations - Substrates - Heating - Lighting - Handling and Transport - Veterinary Care - Health ...... and more About the authors: Marvin Murkett is an experienced writer and a true animal lover. He has been keeping reptiles and amphibians for over 30 years. He enjoys writing animal books and advising others how to take care of their animals to give them a happy home. Ben Team is an environmental educator and author with over 16 years of professional reptile-keeping experience. Ben currently maintains www.FootstepsInTheForest.com, where he shares information, narration and observations of the flora, fauna and habitats of Metro Atlanta.