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Re: Bleeding during force-feed


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Posted by snakeguy88 on February 17, 2003 at 17:08:16:

In Reply to: Bleeding during force-feed posted by Colchicine on February 17, 2003 at 16:30:54:

Also, many snakes have the ability to bleed from the gums and cloaca if I recall correctly. What this could be is another advanced defensive mechanism designed to deter predators, in which case the stress of having someone shove a mouse down the snakes throat triggered it. Andy


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