kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more
return to main index
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
Click here for LLL Reptile & Supply  
Click here for Freedom Breeder Cages
Mealworms, Crickets, Dubia, More...
Available Now at New York Worms!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Rattlesnake Friday . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Kissimmee - Oct. 21-22, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Denver - Oct. 21-22, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Hamburg Reptile Show - Oct. 21 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Colorado Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 21, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Long Island Reptile Expo - Oct. 22, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Richmond Reptile Expo - Oct. 28, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon West Palm Beach - Oct. 28-29, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Mid Atlantic Reptile Expo - Oct. 28, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph & Reptile Society Meeting - Oct. 28, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  All Ohio Reptile Show - Oct. 28, 2017 . . . . . . . . . . 

it's called 'ecdysis, more


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Educator Forum ]

Posted by meretseger on February 19, 2002 at 06:57:54:

In Reply to: scientific definition of "shedding" posted by Nancy Latthitham on February 18, 2002 at 13:16:23:

ecdysis: the act of molting or shedding an outer cuticular layer.
here's a good site on it
http://madsci.wustl.edu/posts/archives/dec97/874105783.Zo.r.html

: My 11 year old son is doing a visual science experiment. He has to include a scientific definition. He wants to use the last two sheds from his baby corn snake to demonstrate that when fed 3 pinkies per week his corn snake grew 5" in the 8 weeks between sheds. Can anyone help us out with a scientific definition of a snake shedding or direct us to a resource? Many thanks!




Follow Ups:



Post a Followup

Name:
E-Mail:

Subject:

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Educator Forum ]