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Old 11-24-2019, 03:37 PM   #1
AshleyCansler
DeKay Brown snake wanted

My son is dying to get a snake after some research we’ve agreed on a DeKay brown snake but have no idea where to buy one, anyone have any ideas?
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Old 11-24-2019, 04:54 PM   #2
snowgyre
All native nonvenomous species of snake are protected in Georgia. A Dekay's snake is a slug eater anyway and would probably not be a good candidate for captivity to begin with.

I suggest looking into other colubrids, such as western hognose or tricolored milks (except for scarlet and scarlet kingsnakes, which are native and therefore prohibited as pets in Georgia). Nelson's milksnakes are small, brightly colored, and friendly.
 
Old 11-29-2019, 01:40 AM   #3
NWfancyscales
I agree, I would go for a California kingsnake, or a species of garter snake non native to Georgia.

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Old 01-08-2020, 06:33 PM   #4
tmermie
I have one pm me
 
Old 01-08-2020, 07:39 PM   #5
snowgyre
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I have one pm me
How about not? It's illegal in the state of Georgia to possess this species.
 
Old 01-08-2020, 07:48 PM   #6
tmermie
In Georgia, it is illegal to kill a nonvenomous snake (O.C.G.A. 27-1-28). The misdemeanor offense is punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.

Wow. Just read this. I wish we had this type of enforcement here.

I would never knowingly advise anyone to do something outside of their state laws that I did not see that they were inquiring from Georgia was an oversight.

I am very happy that Georgia has such strict laws.
 
Old 01-08-2020, 08:21 PM   #7
tmermie
Apparently in Georgia you can’t have a non-venomous native snake as a pet but you can have a venomous snake that is native as a pet. Interesting.
 
Old 01-08-2020, 08:36 PM   #8
tmermie
Looks like milksnakes are prohibited too : (
 
Old 01-08-2020, 10:30 PM   #9
Shiyanne77
What about Corn Snakes, very easy to keep and quite tolerant and docile, not sure of the laws in Georgia...But Corn Snakes are a fantastic beginner snake.
 
Old 01-08-2020, 11:26 PM   #10
tmermie
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What about Corn Snakes, very easy to keep and quite tolerant and docile, not sure of the laws in Georgia...But Corn Snakes are a fantastic beginner snake.
Nope. Not legal. Maybe a ball python then.

I think almost all colubrids are off the list:

Here is the list taken from GA Dept of Wildlife:

Reptiles and Amphibians

Alligator
Alligator Snapping Turtle
Black Racer
Bog Turtle
Box Turtle (Eastern, Florida, Gulf Coast, Three-toed)
Brown Snake
Coachwhip
Corn Snake
Crayfish Snake (Glossy, Striped)
Crowned Snake (Southeastern, Central Florida)
Diamondback Terrapin
Earth Snake (Rough, Smooth)
Fence Lizard
Flatwoods Salamander
Florida Worm Lizard
Garter Snake
Georgia Blind Salamander
Glass Lizard (Eastern, Island, Mimic, Slender)
Gopher Tortoise
Green Anole
Green Salamander
Hellbender
Hognose Snake (Eastern, Southern)
Indigo Snake
Kingsnake (Black, Eastern, Mole, Scarlet)
Map Turtle (Alabama, Barbour's, Common)
Milksnake
Mud Snake
One-toed Amphiuma
Pigeon Mountain Salamander
Pine Snake (Florida, Northern)
Pine Woods Snake
Queen Snake
Rainbow Snake
Rat Snake (Black, Gray, Yellow)
Redbellied Snake
Ribbon Snake
Ringneck Snake
Rough Green Snake
Scarlet Snake
Sea Turtle (Green, Hawksbill, Leatherback, Loggerhead, Ridley)
Six-lined Racerunner
Skink (Broadhead, Coal, Five-lined, Southeastern Five-lined, Ground, Mole)
Spotted Turtle
Striped Newt
Water Snake (Banded, Brown, Florida Green, Northern, Redbelly)
Worm Snake
 

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