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  1. Snakes
    Hello all! This thread is mainly out of curiosity, pics welcome! It seems that in snakes determining age can be difficult, as size is often not an accurate idea of how old a snake is. For example, if the snake has reached the expected adult length/weight for the species and sex, how do you tell...
  2. Lizards
    Age related problems don't often seem to get mentioned much, so just wondering what people's experiences have been. Our bearded dragon is around 7.5 years old (we believe he hatched sometime round Christmas 2006). I should probably say before I begin my description of Wigglesworth's problems...
  3. Lizards
    One of my beardies, Daffodil, has wrinkly skin on her back. I know this is a sign of dehydration, but I spray her every day and she usually drinks some of this. Her rocket is usually freshly washed, too, so quite wet. She eats as piggishly as she always has and acts normally. I've had her...
  4. Lizards
    Hi :) We were told when we got our second Beardie that she was roughly two years old. This would make her six, which she may well be. Just out of interest, how can we tell other than guesswork how old an adult bearded dragon is? Any clues to look out for? What are the signs of old age in...
  5. Lizards
    My male leo is 11. Is he too old to breed?
  6. Other Pets and Exotics
    I have a group of 3 older female mice which I got from a friend. They came to me as adults November last year. I had a couple of litters out of them, but after moving back in with my parents I stopped breeding. I noticed a patch of missing fur in Missy (a Champagne Tan and the most dominant of...
  7. Snakes
    Evening all, bit of a morbid question but i would like to hear everyones experiences, i have a corn snake who is roughly 16/17 years old who i have has since she was 8 weeks old, she has never in all that time missed a feed, had any problems even when i've changed her viv, added took away decor...
  8. Breeding
    Hi Guys, I've put up my carpet python for re-homing after looking after her for 18 years. I bought her fully grown so am totally unsure of her age. I've had a few replies stating that as she is such a big girl (10 foot plus) they want to breed from her. My concern is that this could affect...
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