Asked in Garter Snake
Why does my garter snake have cloudy eyes?
I have a snake myself and when my snake sheds it means it is ready to shed but try not to handle them and my snake doesn't eat for a few weeks before it sheds, make sure you have rough surfaces in the tank so it can rub its skin off ! ...
Asked in Snakes
There's a snake at every hospital around their logo. What does the snake mean?
It symbolises healing. Periodically through its life, every snake sheds its entire outer layer of skin (known as ecdysis). This is not only to enable the snake to grow (its skin doesn't stretch indefinitely like ours does), but also aids in healing old scars inflicted by predators. Each time a snake sheds, it forms a completely new skin underneath the old one, and any wounds gradually reduce and heal. ...