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Snakes/albino burm kink!?


Hiya, my albino burmese python has a kink where you would call the 'neck' he sheds normal, eats without trouble and moves perfectly. it doesnt appear to cause him pain as he lets me touch it but i cant find anything online as to what it is!? Thanks in advance

   These kinks can be caused by a birth defect or an injury. It has to be one of the two. If he eats normally, I would not be the least bit alarmed. I don't think that a vet visit is in order as there is little they can do for such a condition.


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Kevin L. Ogle


I can answer almost any question regarding snake husbandry, feeding, general care, handling, etc. I have some experience with geckos and bearded dragons. I cannot answer questions regarding breeding or venomous reptiles.


I have over 10 years experience in snake husbandry. Currently, I have the following (Children's Python, Brazilian Rainbow Boa, Western Hognose, Olive Python, 2 Macklot's Pythons, D'Albert's Python, 2 Carpet Pythons, 2 Royal (Ball) Pythons, California King, Green Tree Python, Amazon Tree Boa). While I have no formal training in Herpetology, I can help most folks keep their snakes healthy and happy.

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