My younger brother had a little white and pink garden snake. We'd go out to the canal to stalk up on minnows, and I'd watch him eat the tiny fish~ It was also fun filling a watercap with water and having him drink out of my hand. He was a sweet little snake.
Then my brother brought him to his dads house and he died -_-
I'm thinking about feeding mine live..It's not so I can watch, but so she can be healthier. I've heard that live is healthier than dead...Not sure though. Also, sometimes my snake won't eat the dead prey unless we poke it to make it move, so I'm thinking she wants live.
Just wondering, since I don't know much about snakes. Do you kill the pinkies first?? I imagine it would be unpleasant to be eaten slowly for the poor pinkies--but at the same time I wonder if a snake would eat something that's already dead.
Not a hater, I think reptiles are beautiful and interesting and I accept that this is how the food cycle works ^^
Yes, yes I kill them first. I never feed my snakes with alive rodents. And of course, 95% of snakes in breedings eat dead rodents. Well, this kind of snakes doesn't eat rodents alive anyways They are constrictors, so they strangle them to death first.