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    Default Help! I found a tiny snake!

    I found an itty bitty snake on my way home from work, almost stepped on him actually. It was cold and raining and I guess he was just trying to warm himself up on the road. I had a large ziploc so I scooped him up and brought him home with me and set him up in a KK. It's supposed to snow tomorrow so maybe I'll keep him and release him in the spring or just keep him anyway.

    I'm going to go out and grab him some sticks and leaves and stones and maybe see if he wants to eat a pinhead cricket.

    Anything else I should do for him? It's fairly toasty in here but should I get him a light? He was a pale tan when I scooped him up but now he's a dark chocolate brown.

    Pretty sure he's just a gardener(sp?) snake. I've never had a snake before, what do I do?
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    Sounds like you've got it figured out. I'd love to see pics!
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    I took a bunch of him already.

    I just put him on papertowel for now. He's slithering around sticking out his cute little black tongue.

    I have to run out and get him some gear for his tank. Leaves and sticks and stuff like that.
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    Ok, he sounds sooo cute!
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    I've named him Noodle
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    Haha, Love it!
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    What kind of stuff do you think I should feed him? He's not even as big around as a pencil though he's about 6 inches long.
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    My garters loved earthworms!
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    How often should they eat? Maybe I can scrounge up a rolypoly or an earthworm when I go out for his stuff.
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    I think maybe every 3-4 days.. Thats I'm not too sure of
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