how well can they climb?

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how well can they climb?

Postby beckymason » Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:06 pm

hi. my daughter has a blue tongue and we just made an out door enclosure from an old guinea pig cage. i put chicken wire around the outside but not on top. my question is, do you think they can climb up and escape through the top?
il add a picture.
its really only designed to be used while we are around. so if the weather is bad she wouldnt be in there,.
thanks in advance
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Re: how well can they climb?

Postby kingofnobbys » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:51 pm

They are better climbers than you'd expect....

The biggest risk is something nasty getting in with them and killing them .
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Re: how well can they climb?

Postby BD99 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 12:44 pm

My bub can climb 2 - 3 foot, if she can't just slip through the cracks. But no tail, so weight difference.

My older girl can too, but she is like 1 - 1 1/2 foot long.

As they grow, Bluetongues lose some ability to climb due to their increased weight, but they are still impressive and deceptive. I would 100% roof it.

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