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    Posted: 22 Mar 2015 at 12:03pm
hi

while watching a couple of males together yesterday i noticed that when they moved close to each other or over each other they would distinctly shake their heads from side to side. i am assuming that you have all seen this many times and was wondering what it meant. i am guessing that its a gesture to indicate they are not threatening each other...yet. 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote will Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Mar 2015 at 4:02pm
interesting Tim - was this at all like the fast twitching you get when a male is courting a female?  I've not seen (or at least noticed) this behaviour myself.
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I've seen males greet each other like this Tim. One of many observations that one day I might figure out what they mean. Wink
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not sure will, haven't seen enough of it to say. i remember disturbing a female last spring and as she slithered off a male darted out from nowhere to follow her. there was some head twitching then too and i was reminded of that yesterday. 

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well if you don't know gemma i doubt anyone does!

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