Weird question but wanna know

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    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    Okay so after I read a cool hub by Sara about snake and mites, it got me thinking. I was thinking about how my husband and I want a baby albino corn snake some day in our lives. And then it got me thinking about pets stores.

    So here is my question: Why do pet stores put the trantulas and the scorpions with the reptiles when they are obviously not reptiles? I mean is it a space thing or something?

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      hamstersmessiahposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      habitat probably

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        Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        hmmm that sounds like a good answer. thanks smile and welcome to hubpages by the way

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          hamstersmessiahposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          thanks for the welcome!  what a lovely group of people i have found here!

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            Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            You mean we don't scare you? Dang it! lol Guys we have to try harder to scare this one lol just kidding.

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              hamstersmessiahposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              you'll find i don't scare easily... it's usually the other way around!

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                Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                well then you'll fit right in hehehe

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      Rayalternatelyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I love America. Our pet shops in the UK have rabbits or goldfish... and that's about it! big_smile

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        Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        are you serious? aaa I'm sorry. want me to ship you out something? big_smile

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          Rayalternatelyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I'll stick with the little fluffy things that don't bite back thanks... or food, as your pets would call them! yikes

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            Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            aaaa but ray...trantulas are fun to play with I swear! and so are snakes...haven't played with a scorpion but I doubt u play with them but still.... big_smile

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      B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      good question, possibly due to the thought that people who are into reptiles would like other critters such as the trantulas and scorpions...but I do not really know.
      I can find out though, my daughter has a friend she goes to school with who works at a Pet Supply Plus

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        Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        cool! could you ask B.C. i am really curious. I like your answer and hamstersmessiah's answer  but I wanna know the real answer big_smile

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      Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It's the creepy factor...

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      cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      i think they do that to group "exotic" pets all together maybe.

      hey this would be a good idea for your story. one night they all break out of their cages and wreak havoc in the pet store big_smile

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        Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        hmmm that would be a fun story, not a horror story maybe a teen/kid book where every night the animals break out and party it up lol then every morning they are back in the cages.

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    yoshi97posted 8 years ago

    To keep the creepy crawlies away from the friendly stuff? smile

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      Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol yoshi

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    I'm afraid. yikes

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      Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Don't be afraid Lyrics. they won't hurt you unless you hurt them first smile

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        lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        OK ahhhhhhhhhhh xo

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    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    I love snakes, spiders, crocodiles and scorpions. I blame it on being an Aussie! lol Ya get pretty intimate with them here. smile

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      Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Well then what can I blame it on for liking all of those? lol

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        earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        At a guess, I would say curiosity? Spiders have romantic dances and follow a lot of other human like traits! Totally interestin critters! I have had a chat with a large croc in the wild, and he was interesting too!
        Spiders look at you with those amazing eyes, yet it is hard to know what they are thinking. The croc on the other hand had some trouble hiding the fact that I would look stunning with a good sauce and maybe between two pieces of bread!
        Ya gotta love crocs. So honest and innocent! lol

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          Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol yea all of those eyes staring at you from the spride definitely hides their thoughts too well

          earnest no bringing the croc home, okay? big_smile


          and curioustiy? I don't think I blame it 100% on curiosity..i don't fear then and I find them all very facinating. smile

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    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    aaa but Mikel they aren't creepy..they are interesting and cute

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      Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I thought we were talking about why hamstersmessiah was feeling at home with us???







      (grinning)

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        Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol Oh Mikel! hehee you made me laugh

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    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    haha yeah acting all casual smile

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    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    that would be a cute story I might have to write that idea down...hmmmm big_smile

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    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    suffering CATS this quote thing is driving me crazy!

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    Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years ago

    When I worked at a pet store, we put the birds, reptiles, small rodents, and insects all in one section of the store. This was because most needed to live in about the same temperature and it was easier to keep them all in one area.

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      Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      got ya thanks Pani! big_smile the mystery has been solved. though they shuld change the reptile sign to something like creepy crawly things or something lol

      welcome to hubpages by the way!

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        Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the welcome smile

        Hope you find your albino corn snake soon. I saw an albino python once. It was gorgeous.

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          Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          oh yes albino pythons are gorgeous. actually had a picture taken with my husband and an albino python. I got to hold it's head and it didn't want to look at the camera, it wanted to look at me lol

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    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    okay Cosette breath chica breath! lol

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    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    haha

    deep breath in for a count of ten

    hold for one second

    out for a count of ten....wink

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    waynetposted 8 years ago

    I once ate a scorpion and it was really crispy and quite nice actually...er...just thought I'd throw that in there!

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      Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol don't eat them that's not nice they might come after you now lol

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    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    -insert scorpion quote here blah blah- smile


    omgsh that actually gave me chills. try this- imagine chewing on a crispy scorpion. this chill runs right up the back of your neck! yikes

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      Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      made me shiver imagining that!

 
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