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Posted by Nathan Zimmerman on January 31, 2000 at 10:07:31:

I really need help with this snake. My 7 week old Kenyan sand boa at 6 1/2in. long has suddenly stopped eating. After eating 4 times in two weeks, only 1/4 a pinkie per feeding. Now no interest is shown in any food items placed in the tank. I see no signs of a shed cycle at all, and in the two weeks the snake has grown 1 inch.

The belly scales are thin enough to see dark soft objcets in the lower third portion of the snake. I don't know if this is normal or if it's an intestinal blockage.


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