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Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
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Experience:  Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.
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He is normally very active but past week he doesn't eat very

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He is normally very active but for the past week he doesn't eat very much he does not move around is nearly breathing and he nearly opens his eyes. They look a little swollen
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the reptile. What is the reptile's name and age?
Customer: Hydro I'm not sure how old he is he is small thought I've has him for about 5 months
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Hyder?
Customer: We just got him a bigger cage because and that is when this all started
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 11 months ago.


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