Survey of Post-Cranial Skeletal Pathology in Snakes

Survey of Post-Cranial Skeletal Pathology in Snakes

Previous stories on skeletal pathology in captive snakes didn’t make clear the connection of lesions to captive or free-ranging standing. In this examine, post-cranial skeletons from 7,950 captive and free-ranging snakes in 9 of the main North American collections had been examined macroscopically, microscopically and radiologically for the presence of pathology. Micro-computerized tomography was carried…