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#407260 - 05/08/11 06:37 PM Wildlife on AC
Jon The Baptist Offline
Can anybody help me out with the type of wildlife that is/has been seen on AC. I have 1 curious Boxer when it comes to other animals. And tourists don't count as wildlife lol.....

#407262 - 05/08/11 07:12 PM Re: Wildlife on AC [Re: Jon The Baptist]
kelliem Offline
Jon, I have the same concerns with my dog when it comes time to bring him down with us. He has a high prey drive and not very good sense (has gone after a goat and even a cow once). Most people told me that dogs seem to chill out a bit once they see how the other dogs act on the island. I am hoping that is the case with us because I don't want to loose my little guy to a croc!

#407263 - 05/08/11 07:18 PM Re: Wildlife on AC [Re: kelliem]
SP Daily Offline
Lotsa raccoons! Dogs learn to avoid them as they can do serious damage....very tough guys!

#407267 - 05/08/11 08:09 PM Re: Wildlife on AC [Re: Jon The Baptist]
elbert Offline
crocks are a definite problem for dogs on the island.
raccoons are good teachers and dogs learn quick.
Wild pigs tore up a dogs rearend up the beach from me, but i think he even looks smarter now.
some locals wack dogs with machetes on the beach but
still all and all a great place for dogs!
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#407268 - 05/08/11 08:11 PM Re: Wildlife on AC [Re: Jon The Baptist]
Jon The Baptist Offline
Is there any BIG snakes on AC?

#407274 - 05/08/11 10:07 PM Re: Wildlife on AC [Re: Jon The Baptist]
belizeonthebeach Offline
Define big.

#407280 - 05/09/11 07:51 AM Re: Wildlife on AC [Re: Jon The Baptist]
elbert Offline
I don't think any dogs are at risk for snakes on the island unless you have a Chihuahua that likes to run in the back lagoons!
but yes we have some 10 to 15 foot snakes that eat mostly mice, birds and frogs.
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#407281 - 05/09/11 08:33 AM Re: Wildlife on AC [Re: Jon The Baptist]
CaptOneIron Offline
Elbert what are those beautiful little birds that are around Rendezvous/Solaria right now. I only catch fleeting glimpses of them but they appear to be black with yellow and perhaps even red patches?
Captain One Iron

#407283 - 05/09/11 08:45 AM Re: Wildlife on AC [Re: Jon The Baptist]
Diane Campbell Offline
I saw a small silver fox near Indigo a couple of days ago. Not a risk for a dog - but a special sight.
If you mind your dog you'll be fine.

#407542 - 05/12/11 12:56 AM Re: Wildlife on AC [Re: Jon The Baptist]
Jon The Baptist Offline
How about any poisonous snakes/spiders??

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