My new MALE Redfoot ZIP.

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I was just gifted a male redfoot named ZIP by fellow south Florida Redfoot keeper
@nightoff
He has fathered too many babies and had to go to a new home. (Mine)
He will live a bachelor lifestyle here. By himself. And he has a good deal of space and natural shade.
He may be adopted out later. He also may become a permanent resident.
(Simply because of the high standards I have for adoption)
I have NOO plans for breeding him with my females.
He is in beautiful condition.
He seems very healthy.
His name is ZIP.

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I was just gifted a male redfoot named ZIP by fellow south Florida Redfoot keeper
@nightoff
He has fathered too many babies and had to go to a new home. (Mine)
He will live a bachelor lifestyle here. By himself. And he has a good deal of space and natural shade.
He may be adopted out later. He also may become a permanent resident.
(Simply because of the high standards I have for adoption)
I have NOO plans for breeding him with my females.
He is in beautiful condition.
He seems very healthy.
His name is ZIP.
I will miss my “little” boy but now he has more space and will have a great home. He was only a couple days old when I got him 🙂
 

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I can focus on my female and five hatchlings. I want to make sure the hatchlings have a good start so wherever they go, at least some of them will need to be adopted out, they will be healthy.
You absolutely know what you're doing!
And it was a pleasure meeting you.
 

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HOLY COW!!! Just look at the size of that stag horn fern!!!! Sheesh!
It was there when I bought the house.
It has become a giant.
That Purple(pink)Trumpet Tree is the last tree on my little property.
Hurricanes have removed all of my palm trees.
The last hurricane ripped that tree in half, but it survived.
 

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Zip is adorable! Congrats
I went outside just before dark to check on him and he was under the Hibiscus bush.
He ran over to see me. So I gave him a flower.
It seems as though he's a hand fed boy.
 

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You absolutely know what you're doing!
And it was a pleasure meeting you.
I tried really had to give him proper nutrition and moisture. My female (Indy) was about a year old when I got her and she was already pyramiding so she has continued but I really wanted to Zip to be free of it. I'm a little OCD with what I feed them so I have tracked what I fed them from the day I got each one. I could tell you what they ate on any given day since July 4, 2011, when I got Indy. I acquired zip on September 21, 2014. His hatch date is couple days earlier. Indy had gotten lost or stolen so I got Zip from a friend that has a breeding pair. He weighed 31grams. So Cute! On October 6th, Indy was found next door in their driveway, happy and healthy. She had apparently been on a "walkabout" around the cul-de-sac for 17 days. : )
 

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I went outside just before dark to check on him and he was under the Hibiscus bush.
He ran over to see me. So I gave him a flower.
It seems as though he's a hand fed boy.
He is very food motivated! I have always fed him out of my hand at least a little. I can't tell you how many times he's gotten a piece of my finger. Never broke the skin though. Watch your toes if they are exposed! He associates skin with food and will bite them thinking they have food attached. : P
 

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He is very food motivated! I have always fed him out of my hand at least a little. I can't tell you how many times he's gotten a piece of my finger. Never broke the skin though. Watch your toes if they are exposed! He associates skin with food and will bite them thinking they have food attached. : P
My big female is also a toe biter.
I only do pen maintenance wearing boots!
 

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It was great meeting you too. I made a great setup for him.
I'm scattering his food all over the pen so that he will learn to search and discover it. Just like I do for my females.
Today it was blackberries and raspberries to discover.
He's a fast learner. And seems to be grazing on weeds.
My other 4 do not do that.
They selectively choose a weed here and there. But never graze.
This ZIP is a friggin lawn mower.
 

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I was just gifted a male redfoot named ZIP by fellow south Florida Redfoot keeper
@nightoff
He has fathered too many babies and had to go to a new home. (Mine)
He will live a bachelor lifestyle here. By himself. And he has a good deal of space and natural shade.
He may be adopted out later. He also may become a permanent resident.
(Simply because of the high standards I have for adoption)
I have NOO plans for breeding him with my females.
He is in beautiful condition.
He seems very healthy.
His name is ZIP.

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He IS a handsome beastie! 😍
 

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He is very food motivated! I have always fed him out of my hand at least a little. I can't tell you how many times he's gotten a piece of my finger. Never broke the skin though. Watch your toes if they are exposed! He associates skin with food and will bite them thinking they have food attached. : P
 
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