04/24/13 NICE DIVERSION
Some times I want to write on our most favorite topic i.e. snakes, but events dissuade me from doing so. In the scheme of things those events are monumental in comparison. That was obviously the case this past week.
But what people need is joy and beauty so I am back to show some pics that hopefully will provide just that.
VPI CARAMEL ALBINO BLACK SUMATRAN PYTHON PYTHON CURTUS ON EGGS 04/2013
THIS IS A PERFECT CLUTCH WEIGHT (1,228 G) TO FEMALE (2,450 G) WEIGHT RATIO!!
What does that mean? That means getting a perfect clutch of eggs where the weight of the clutch is 1/2 the post lay weight of the female (or 1/3 the prelay weight of the female).
Data gathered from many species of pythons suggests that excess weight of the female may result in clutches with eggs with shells that appear irregular, slugs, or even no eggs at all.