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Can I just feed my snake That i I found just bugs.

I found this snake and I don't want to feed it animals so what I do is I look under rocks and catch worms, pill bugs and other little bugs. Do i have to feed it other types of food like mice, frogs, etc. This snake is very safe to touch and hold. And give me a list of what I can and have to feed it.

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First of all, the snake may act safe to the touch, but since you found it, it could be carrying any number of viruses, bacteria, or diseases. Bites are not the only danger of snakes.

The same goes for the bugs - if you keep catching bugs, the snake could get sick from something on the bugs (like fertilizer from a garden) or from something the bugs are carrying. It's also probably NOT the snake's natural diet, so then it has development and health issues from improper nutrition.

Secondly, that snake was serving a purpose wherever you found it. It's life in the wild is necessary for the ecosystem. If, say, you found it in your garage, it was probably in there in the first place because there were mice in the garage, so now you'll get a BUNCH of mice.

Lastly, as SherryA stated, the snake requires a diet appropriate to its species. No one can give you a list, because we don't know WHAT it is. You're going to have to research. It's very likely that yes you will have to feed it "pinkies" and frogs since those are the most commonly available foods for snakes.

If you want a reptile but don't want to feed it mice and frogs, then go buy a herbivorous lizard.

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It is an eastern garter snake
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I don't know if my local pet shop sell "pinkies" though
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What size is it? How old? These will determine its feeding schedule.

http://www.gartersnake.info/care/
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Pinkies are newborn mice. You can buy them frozen online as well... pet shops will probably not sell them live due to customer squeamishness, unless you find a specialty reptile shop.
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I now know everything I could almost know about garter snakes and they sell pinkies at petsmart in my area. Thanks
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Jessica, first it depends on what kind of snake it is as to the type of diet it naturally eats in the wild. Some snakes survive only on insects but other need to eat other things.

If you found the snake in the wild and do not want to feed it a diet that it needs to survive, you really should release the snake where you found it. It will be happier and healthier in the wild.

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Ok I will try and feed it a rat and if it likes I will feed and rats and other bugs thanks
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you also need to make sure he gets the right kind of vitamins and light source, they absorb calcium from their food but often need Vitamin D supplements, they also often need a heat stone in their enclosure, and an enclosure big enough to move around in with the right kind of substrate that wont cause them irritation. Time to do some research and find out what kind of snake you have and how best to take care of it if you are going to keep it.
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Sorry I forgot to add in that it is an eastern garter snake
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No it will die if u dont free him

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That's not an answer and I actually have friends that had snakes up to 25 years
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ya but i think u got a wild snake not a pet one
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U don't Like that answer then u won't like this one either why ask on here if u just answered question yourself genius. Ask all your snake friends of 25yrs or more HAHAHAHA ***look there's 3 flys for your snake hurry catch them.
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And that was a answer for stupid question.
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Well I can't ask my friends because they live in a different state than me and it won't die because I now know everything I could almost possibly know about garter snakes so bye
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You know everything then why did u Ask!!!!!!!! Have yourself a great life.
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The reason the snake is docile right now is probably because it just emerged from its winter sleep. This is a wild snake, not one born in captivity. It's diet consists of rodents and possibly small amphibians.

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Ok thanks for not being rude about anything but this is not an adult snake yet and I did hours of research on it so I'm all good
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