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Re: Shaking corn snake


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Posted by SteveS on June 27, 2001 at 09:15:13:

In Reply to: Shaking corn snake posted by Daniel on June 26, 2001 at 14:05:24:

Daniel,
13 years a ripe old age for a corn snake, especially one which has been breeding year in and year out. (if in fact yours has). Shaking in reptiles is oftem a sign of possible hypocalcemia, however, i rarely see it in snakes, mostly in lizards.Another possibility is that its a nurological disorder, or lack of nervous function. You can always take it to the vet, but i think you just have an old snake, not to be terse. I would try smaller meals which have been pre-killed, she may have an easier time with it.
SteveS


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