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 New Wild Caught tokay help

so about a week ago i bought what i am guessing is a wild caught due to how it acts. when i bought it the guy told me it was about an 8 month old CB but he said that he bought it from a guy who bought it from a guy. anyways he said he has handled it a couple times with no problems. i think he was just wanting to make a sell. when i get it home it is not happy as you might expect i already had a tank set up bc i have been wanting one for a while. i opened the verry shallow take out container that the seller had him in and he took of and stuck to my wall. i cought it with a t shirt as gentle as possible and put it in the cage. it hasnt ate one cricket or roach or worm since it has been here i have been spot cleaning his cage and feeding every other day. i have some panacure handy so last night i was going to try and catch himand put a cricket in his mough and also deworm him since i am pretty sure it is acctually WC and want to get it healthy. well as soon as i move the hide (which he hasnt been out of at all when im awake) to catch him he barks and goes for my fingers soi removed my hand and got out my gloves and try again this thing completly went around the gloves and tried to bite the skin above the gloves. i dont know what to do with this thing if i open the cage he runs up the sides and tries to get out. if i try to catch it, it tries to bite what ever skin it can.

any help on what to do with one that is this crazy? i have seen some pretty wild WC tokays but never this bad.

Thanks Logan



02/29/12  01:19pm

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  Message To: Rebel_logan_24   In reference to Message Id: 2257257


 New Wild Caught tokay help

I have yet so see a "nice tokey they always mean to me. lol so even if it is not WC it could just be mean. it may not eat since it is new to tank and a little scared. give him time.



03/01/12  11:31am

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  Message To: Rebel_logan_24   In reference to Message Id: 2257257


 New Wild Caught tokay help

It’s not crazy this type of species for the most part is not intimidated by anything or anyone. And although most of them are defensive they can be worked with and do tolerate being handled more than others



04/12/12  02:19am


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