Acrochordus javanicus

Snakes exotic to South Africa commonly known as non-venomous.

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Re: Acrochordus javanicus

Postby froot » Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:39 pm

This is interesting, so cool to see a new species to the forum.
How long can they stay under water? Do they have adaptions that enables them to extract oxygen from water?

Thanks for sharing!
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Re: Acrochordus javanicus

Postby Contortrix » Tue Oct 06, 2009 9:44 pm

Froot:

They can stay down up to 40minutes before they rise their upper body and stick their head over the water to get some fresh air.

I will take some more pictures of the snakes when i get back home with my camera wich i have left at work.

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Re: Acrochordus javanicus

Postby warbot » Wed Oct 07, 2009 4:22 pm

Awesome snake!

how many do you have? and will you be breeding them?
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