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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-11-2016, 02:25 AM Thread Starter
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Wait. Feeder lizards, what?

Ok. I've heard of feeder fish, no big deal. Feeder chickens/birds, for those large birdivorous snakes, sure no problem. Rats, mice are staples, ok. But FEEDER LIZARDS? Can somebody explain to me what would eat a lizard, and why it would be better than a bird/mammal/etc.? i just can't visualize something eating an anole unless it was some sort of large mammal/bird, like a pig...or a dog/cat.

So many fish to keep, not enough aquaria.
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I would think the main place they end up is food for snakes. Any Python/Boa
that has the name "Tree" in the front of it's name will eat them.
Don't forget a 10' snake starts out at about 15" long. Then they would look for
something smaller than a chicken.

The shortest distance between any two points is a straight line...in the opposite direction...
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I don't even wan to guess how many geckos my one cat eats in a day. Doesn't seem to make a dent in how many you see on the outside walls and gutters. At least he doesn't eat birds and fish, and sleep indoors every night.
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Chinese water dragons, monitors, pac man frogs, basilisks, etc. will eat anoles. Last time I was in Florida I saw a large anole eat a small anole.
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