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Old 11-22-2017, 10:37 PM   #1
Deaardana
Help! Broken Tail?

I recently got a white lipped python and noticed his tail was crooked. Is this a kink/birth defect or his tail is actually broken? I plan on seeing a vet but I am curious what you all think.

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Old 11-22-2017, 10:43 PM   #2
snowgyre
Looks like a long since healed injury. It's not involving anything critical, so it's merely cosmetic at this point.
 
Old 11-22-2017, 10:46 PM   #3
Deaardana
It also feels lumpy but if it is just aesthetics, then it is something I don't need to worry about.
 
Old 11-22-2017, 11:12 PM   #4
snowgyre
Healed broken bones in the tail typically feels lumpy. If it was my snake I wouldn't be concerned.
 
Old 11-22-2017, 11:58 PM   #5
bcr229
Could also be incubation kinks. One of my retics has something like that, but it's just one kink about an inch from the tail tip that makes the tip stick up at a funky angle.
 

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