Snake Care at Shedding
Name: Sasha J.
Date: Tuesday, May 07, 2002
How will I know when the snake is ready to shed and what
should I do or not do while it is shedding?
When a snake is getting ready to shed its eyes cloud over and the skin has a
generally dull and worn look, just before shedding begins the skin may begin
to crack around the head. Snakes are very sensitive while shedding and
should be left alone. They need some sort of rough surface, like a rock or
stick, to rub against to start peeling the skin off.
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