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parylasis in ratsnakes???


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Posted by D Goudie on March 08, 2003 at 07:08:27:

Hi Guys;

Just wondering if anyone else has ever seen THIS?? Last week I noticed one of my baby obseletas felt like a string of jelly. He's been eating all winter & eats with gusto, however he had a really limp feel to him, his vitals were fine but for the last 7 inches of his body there was NO movement, no muscle tone, he wouldn't wrap around you fingers when handled. I looked him over really good, there didn't appear to be any injuries there, his spinal column felt OK but I just got tired of watching him drag his sorry little body around so I did 'the right thing'.......

Go figure this was one of my favourite too :-( Any feedback would be appreciated.

Thanx
Dean


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