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 #546816


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 Slow worms?

Hi Ive heard somewhere that you can buy slow worms. Is this true, and, if so, how much are they?

Thanks, Toby



11/18/05  12:41pm

 #546911


Lozzer
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  Message To: Slowpoke my gecko   In reference to Message Id: 546816


 Slow worms?

Lol not in the uk im afraid as its kinda agaisnt the law.



11/18/05  02:52pm

 #547584


Slowpoke my gecko
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  Message To: Lozzer   In reference to Message Id: 546911


 Slow worms?

lol Thanks. I thought it was against the law, its just someone posted that they bought 2 slow worms, so i kinda guessed u could

Toby



11/19/05  06:03am

 #547814


Lozzer
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  Message To: Slowpoke my gecko   In reference to Message Id: 547584


 Slow worms?

Yer because they are in a different country and have different species of slowworm.



11/19/05  01:23pm

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Ssthisto
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  Message To: Lozzer   In reference to Message Id: 547814


 Slow worms?

Actually, Lozzer, we are in Britain and we have the species Anguis fragilis - aka slow worms. We did buy our four adults here in Britain - they were imported from Europe legally, and we have the confirmation from the importer on which DEFRA-checked shipment they were on - and have done quite a lot of research into the legal issues of keeping British native species.



05/30/06  08:34am

 #1174247


Quaziegal
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  Message To: Ssthisto   In reference to Message Id: 810404


 Anguis fragilis

is it illegal to buy a slow worm (anguis fragilis) from Europe how much would they be i am a 12 and it is my first reptile and i need to learn about them what they eat and what hey like.



02/15/07  10:22am

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Gecko26100
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  Message To: Quaziegal   In reference to Message Id: 1174247


 Anguis fragilis

no offense but you should atleast start with a beardie or leo they are much easier to keep,more available and you can get starter kits and books and stuff to help you so check out the leopard gecko forum and if what you want isnt there ask me!



03/04/07  12:51pm

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Horsy
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  Message To: Ssthisto   In reference to Message Id: 810404


 Slow worms?

please can you send me the website of where you bought the slow worms from. thanks



04/22/07  03:44am

 #1624945


Kyle h
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  Message To: Slowpoke my gecko   In reference to Message Id: 546816


 Slow worms?

no theyre not illegal to but them in the uk but there quite expensive [£25]



02/15/08  03:17pm

 #1626835


Whiplash Hornet
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  Message To: Kyle h   In reference to Message Id: 1624945


 Slow worms?

£25 is expensive! I paid £75 for my corn snake and he was only a bootlace! Spose it’s different for lizards. It is illegal to sell slow worms but not to buy them. However they must be F2 (Captive Bred - Both parents being captive born) in order to be sold. It is up to the person doing the selling to prove this and then up to you if you bought them. I’ve never kept a slow worm, but I know about them, I would take the advice that others have given you already and get a leopard gecko or a bearded dragon for starters, good luck anyhow.



02/17/08  04:32am

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Geegee
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  Message To: Quaziegal   In reference to Message Id: 1174247


 Anguis fragilis

Hey!
slow worms normaly eat thins like snails, slugs and spiders and grow to about 50cm long but that can vary!



08/10/09  09:31am


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