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Keeping snakes as pets, including general informaton, choosing a snake, care of selected species (corn snakes, ball pythons, king snakes, milk snakes, burmese pythons, boa constrictors), snake photos, snake health, and more.
  1. Boas (6)
  2. Pythons (8)
  3. Feeding Snakes (5)
  4. Colubrids (16)
  5. Snake Health and Diseases (21)

How to Sex Snakes - Can you Tell if Your Snake is a Male or Female
It is not easy to tell the difference between male and female snakes and it is something you should get an experienced keeper or vet to show you.

A Snake for a Pet?
A brief look at the care of snakes and appropriate species for beginners.

Choosing your First Snake (Video)
A brief video based presentation on good snake species for beginners.

Constricting Snakes
Some considerations pertaining to keeping constricting snakes as pets.

Reptile Lights and Heat
For many reptiles, the provision of appropriate light and heat is vital to their health. Find out why, and some options for providing the right conditions in this article.

Snake Pictures
Gallery of pet snake pictures submitted to About Exotic Pets by our readers.

Snake Lights
You may be wondering, "Are snake lights necessary?" Find out here what your snake needs in the way of snake lighting.

A Snake Gift
If you are looking for a snake gift for the snake lover in your life, take a look at this list.

Snake Species
There are many different snake species people keep as pets. Take a look at a list of some of the more common ones.

Are Snakes Bothered by Loud Noises?
A discussion about whether snakes are bothered by loud noises.

Rehoming Exotic Pets
Rehoming exotic pets who have been found in the wild or who are no longer being taken care of properly is an increasing concern. Everyone agrees it isn't fair to kill these animals but what do we do with them?

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