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Re: Fox snakes
On Sat, 30 Aug 1997 18:16:52 -0400 (EDT) Acbauer at aol_com writes:
>In a message dated 97-08-29 02:57:37 EDT, robertrice at juno_com (robert
> Does anyone know if they eat fire ants ? There is a colony of them
> here that is a transplant and has done well for years and years so
> locals say...
>Inasmuch as Fox Snakes and Horned Toads are certainly not North
>Native FISHes, I don't think it makes too much sence to contine this
>on the NANF/NANFA lists. :-)
Will discontinue the thread................
Horned Toads eat any ants, and I presume
>ants would be included in that. You do seem to imply that you would
>releasing horned toads to eat the Fire Ants... That seems a bit, well,
>foolish -- for a few reasons.
No I was just wondering on food supply avaliabilitys ec etc......Coastal
Florida is a Desert like enviroment and there is a colony two counties
over . I was interested in observing them......and keeping some
First and foremost, never realease exotics or
>domestic raised stocks.
The domestic raised stock may carry disease
>the wild animals. Secondly, florida is not a desert, the Horned
>would simply not survive. And lastly, they're probably nto going to
>J. L. Wiege