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Look what I bought from the Hamburg PA show!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Reptile Events' started by olympus, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. olympus

    olympus New Member 5 Year Member

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    redtail2426 New Member 5 Year Member

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    Thats an alligator right? How big is he going to get and what the hell are you going to do with him when hes full grown? He is awesome!!
  3. Zelera

    Zelera New Member 5 Year Member

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    i all ways wanted one of these..but they get to big lol
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    ColdThirst New Member 5 Year Member

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    Its a camen aligator and that was impulse at best lol! Good God that is a huge undertaking, the crappy thing is, their really aggressive and you probably wont be able to sell it if you did decide it was too much for you. Good Luck Dude.
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    Lexi New Member 1,000+ Post Club 5 Year Member

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    oh wow...where do you live? cause i know they are illegal in NY
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    ZEKE New Member 5 Year Member

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    dang. thats awesome but that thing will get huge and are not the least bit nice are they? good luck with that. i hope you know what your getting in to.
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    dorton New Member 5 Year Member

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    I'll let him tell us what it is, but it does not look like a caimen to me, looks like an american alligator to me.
    I have been wanting a crocodilian for a while, maybe one day.
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    Mike New Member 1,000+ Post Club 5 Year Member

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    Oh wow.....Good luck with that. You're gonna need it.
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    shiftylarry New Member 5 Year Member

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    That is one thing I will never ever buy.
  10. olympus

    olympus New Member 5 Year Member

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    Thanks everybody but I woke up at three o'clock in the morning to check on it and it was dead. I guess it wasn't meant to be... I'm pretty pissed off, now I know why he lady sold it for $60. By the way it was an american alligator not a caimen...
    Oh yeah Bobby there was a guy there claiming that he was selling chacoan tegus. When I began asking him questions and telling him about the web site he got pissed. He even wouldn't let me hold it because I bet him a hundred dollars that I could prove it wasn't a chacoan with the v shape under the jaw like u said. After a couple of minutes I left and so did everybody else.... :bs
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    snakehandler New Member 5 Year Member

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    I wonder why he died. Maybe a postmortum would be interesting.
    i know of some older caiman who where relocated and died as a result of stress related illness.
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    ChristopherDayton New Member 5 Year Member

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    sorry to hear that.. looked to be in good shape and alert in the pics :p
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    ZEKE New Member 5 Year Member

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    oh that sucks. you should find out what happened. it might be somethin that could be passed to your other reptiles. he looked healthy to me in the pics.
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    ColdThirst New Member 5 Year Member

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    I thought there were the characteristic points above its eyes that a caimen has, but I must have just been seeing the background, cuz i do know my reptiles. And thats crazy bc it looked as though nothing at all was wrong with it in the pic.
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    angelrose New Member 5 Year Member

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    :( I am sorry that happened. he looked sooo good in the pics and precious. I would love to have one if I could 8) are you going to find out what happened :?:
  16. Mike

    Mike New Member 1,000+ Post Club 5 Year Member

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    Sorry to hear that it died, but, seriously, it might have been for the best. I just don't think that people should own things like that. I draw the line at water monitors, which I think should ONLY be Cbb, that way people would have to pay more, and as a result, research more.

    A gator is something I would never own. Aggressive and big are not a good combination.