How can I convince my parents to buy me a blue tongue skink? Should I even keep one?
Honest up, after reading your older posts on the res, some of your questions and so on, you aren’t ready yet. You’ve got lots of time though, at 11 years old and in the sixth grade you’ve got time to slow down and really do this right. Add to the mindset you display of a blue tongue skink being a ‘starter’ herp and that screams even louder – you aren’t there yet. I’m a parent – my kids and I have more than 2 dozen herps in the house and I’m always eager to support the hobby and people who are trying to climb in – even those without parental support – but with the lack knowledge and respect due to the animals being evidenced by you, the best advice I can offer is ; keep saving, do your research and give it time. truth is until I figured out how young you really are I was typing some really unkind statements – your age may be the reason behind your actions, which gives you a bit of moral leeway but it is not an excuse to repeat the poor choices with another living animal. It wasn’t so lo