I reblogged this just a short time ago, but then my boyfriend decided to do a quick translation of the text, since I don’t read Japanese.
Overhearing my dumb roommate and her dumb boyfriend talk about dumb stuff reminded me for the first time in a while that most people think snakes are disgusting things that should be killed on sight, and it made me really sad. :T
Bandit being a cobra. He’s upset about the tumblr changes, too.
My sympathies, Bandit. Right there with ya, buddy. :(
ffffffff so cute.
“Antarctic Megalosaur” by William Stout
India ink and watercolor on paper
Fun with Bandit. Bandit is a cobra today, unfortunately I couldn’t get any pics of him hooding and being huffy but it was pretty damn cute considering how tiny he still is.
He’s back to eating, though he’s decided he wants live pinkies instead of f/t. Last week I put him in his feeding container with a f/t pinkie and he rolled onto his back, opened his mouth, and emitted a foul odor (hoggie defense tactic). It was the best representation of “NOPE” that I’ve ever seen.
Try dipping the heads of your pinkies in tinned fish juice. Even though they don’t eat fish, it entices them!
Second only to pinching ball python cheekfats, is hognose headsquishin’. It’s a most delightful sensation, especially when the hognose is angry, but is too complacent to actually do anything about it.
note: i was not pressing hard at all, hognoses are just very easy to squeesh. she’s fine <3 also oh my god i didn’t notice my horrible hangnail until it was too late. I’m sorry lol
I love doing this when my bigger one will let me. My female is just entirely too sweet, so she doesn’t flatten at all (and if you keep poking, it seems to make her hungry and she will happily attempt to eat your finger) but I can blow on the top of my male’s head and it seems to flatten at the gust while he hisses and throws a fit like the pisser he is.
Hoggies are the best angry snakes, because for ALL THEIR ANGER they just don’t/can’t do shit about it.