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Old 22-03-2013, 05:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Kelfezond View Post
In my experience boas are one of the loudest breathing snakes I've seen. I was constantly worried about my big girl since you can hear her breathe from across the room when she's being handled but after a few vet appointments I began to adjust to the sound, it's all to do with their windpipe apparently.

However as said before, keep an eye for any liquid or clicking noises too.
I agree......the bigger they get....the louder they get! Also you can see them breathe more when they're large, huge deep breaths.
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