Snake Shedding Procedure
How does a snake shed?
Generally, when the old skin has loosened around the head the snake
will push against a stick, stone, or other object to start peeling
away the skin. The old skin catches on the object and the snake
literally crawls out of it, leaving the old skin turned inside out.
A snake will grow new scales under their old ones, then the old ones
will lift up and become loose. The snake will start rubbing their nose
on a rock or branch and break a hole in the shed. The shed will catch
on the log/rock and the snake will slither forward, slowly pulling the
shed off inside out!
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Update: June 2012