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We fed our ball python a mouse and it is stuck in her mouth.
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My ball python is 4 ft long and he keeps striking at me and he bit me and he only does this when he's hungry so I tried to give him a rat because he hasn't eaten in a month but he refuses to take it a… read more
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She looks very bloated toward the anal area. The anal
She looks very bloated toward the anal area. The anal orifice appears infected. … read more
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Have a ball python with a belly burn i just found and im not
Hi have a ball python with a belly burn i just found and im not quite sure what to do … read more
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skin on eyes on ball python wont come off its been about 2-weeks also doesn't seem interested in eating… read more
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i have a ball python that belongs to my son who is away at
i have a ball python that belongs to my son who is away at school in boston. the payton has developed caps on its eyes and has not eaten in about 2 months. i place the leve rat in the cage and the sna… read more
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Anna
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I am new owner of a male rescue 1year old Python. I only had
I am new owner of a male rescue 1year old Python. I only had him for a month and the first week he was stressed and I didn't handle him much and didnt eat. then the 2week he went in to shed fast actua… read more
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2 pythons that havent eaten in 3 weeks..pinkish..shedding
i have 2 pythons that havent eaten in 3 weeks and are going pinkish on their bellies i was told they are shedding their skin is this correct or is their something wrong with them… read more
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my snake was eating fine up until about 5 weeks ago. Now he
my snake was eating fine up until about 5 weeks ago. Now he just won't eat. Im getting worried.… read more
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PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!! I have a ball python named Esme. She
PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!! I have a ball python named Esme. She never misses a meal. She is about six months old and I feed her every five days to a week. She hasn't eaten in over two weeks. I love Esme and … read more
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Anna
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my 8 month old ball python just got done shedding. usually
my 8 month old ball python just got done shedding. usually she has a very healthy appitite but she wont eat. its been 7 days now and im getting concerned. what should i do?… read more
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My Ball Python often has trouble shedding completely and now
My Ball Python often has trouble shedding completely and now she has a retained spectacle. I realize humidity plays a role and so I've been placing her in a vented enclosure with a wet towel and a roc… read more
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Joan
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I have a ball boa constrictor, he has a grey colored film
I have a ball boa constrictor, he has a grey colored film over his eyes, and I think he is shedding, will that make him not eat? He hasnt eaten for almost a week. Is this normal? And he seems to have … read more
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Anna
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his head still has the old skin with very little sign..rub
My ball Python has had a very poor shed and his upper part of the body including most of his head still has the old skin with very little sign of it comming off. It's been a few days now and I have be… read more
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how do i know why my snake is not eating it stopped for ab
how do i know why my snake is not eating? it stopped for about three weeks then it ate once last week, i tried to feed it again today and now its not eating again..im worried! at first it sounded like… read more
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Joan
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My snake was fed a week ago and has not woke up or been active
My snake was fed a week ago and has not woke up or been active and is usually very active. Could he have gotten a bad mouse?… read more
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Anna
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I have a Ball Python that is losing patches of scalesand the
I have a Ball Python that is losing patches of scales and the skin feels "loose"...He wont eat& is very "limp"....PLEASE HELP!… read more
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Anna
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My Ball python acts as if he cant see anymore...agitated..shedding
My Ball python acts as if he can't see anymore. He becomes agitated now when I try and pick him up. He has had trouble when shedding in the past and we did warm eye soaks. That appeared to work but th… read more
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