Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Bianca » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:51 am

Oh my goodness!

My Rainbow Boa is not in her tank! She was chilling on her branch last night, doing what she does when the lights go out. The tank was closed (and i'm sure of that), but this morning while doing my daily inspections, (cleaning poo, filling water bowls etc), I looked for her and she was gone. I noticed the tank's right door was slightly open...

My bedroom door was closed the whole night, but my window was wide open. What are the chances she would venture outside instead of cosying up to my sock drawer?

This is a crappy day. :cry:
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Re: Ranibow Boa escaped!

Postby Kev » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:54 am

O Shame!
Have a look around the room I'm sure it is around somewhere.
Hope you find it!
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Westley Price » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:01 am

From past experience, I also think your snake will still be in the room.

Look everywhere, not forgetting to look high. I've found snakes on curtain railings before, haha.

What helps me quite often is to take a torch at night and then look around the dark room.

Good luck finding her!
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Kev » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:08 am

Just keep the room closed up till you find it.
and locks on the tanks from now.
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Bianca » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:09 am

Thanks, a little bit of hope just found me.
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Psychogav » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:44 am

Yeah look in all cupboards and draws, up and down, do not leave anything unturned. You'll find her I guarantee it. Although most of us don't like to admit it, it has happened to all of us. LOCKS ARE NOT OPTIONAL.
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Bianca » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:23 pm

Locks will be purchased this weekend. Will let you know when (WHEN) I find her.

Thanks guys.
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby hammies » Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:28 pm

When I still had rainbow boas my female also escaped, I found her outside in the garden 3 days later just underneath the window 9 o'clock at night by chance.
It looked like she was trying to return to the snake room by herself!!
I am very lucky in that I never had an escapee that I did not find(eventually). :D
i'm not a complete idiot, some parts are still missing!!
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Bianca » Thu Mar 24, 2011 3:35 pm

Ugh, my 'outside' is the neighbours 'outside' so hopefully she stayed 'inside' where she is loved and cared for!
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Bianca » Thu Mar 24, 2011 3:49 pm

I FOUND HER!!!!!!

On the side of the inside of my drawers!

Now I have to re-fold all my clothes.

What a good feeling!!! Thanks everyone!
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby cvanvollenstee » Thu Mar 24, 2011 3:51 pm

I had my girlfriend Brizzilan boa also for a couple of weeks and it escaped while all my doors and windows in my house was open.

I found the snake behind another snake cage. I think they just go for the nearest tight spot and not thinking of escaping.
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Rodwraylva » Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:19 pm

Had a corn snake for a week, like got on a Monday, went missing the Saturday or Sunday, found her one month later (like 29 days or 30 days) and she was in the neighbors yard! so happy when I got him back :D
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Kev » Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:24 pm

Nice one glad you found her. :D
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby Bushviper » Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:26 am

That is a relief. For the price of a lock it is worth it. Either that or a little plank the same size as the glass slipped into the rail also works like a charm.
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Re: Rainbow Boa Escaped!

Postby CarlaSmit87 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:39 am

I use prestick. Just put it in the middle where the glass overlap
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