My snakes stomach is pink????

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  1. GraceV

    GraceV New Member

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    My carpet python's stomach is pink & Ive had a reptile keeper check his diet & lighting/heating but everything seems to be fine and just wanted another persons opinion before trying to take him to a vet as there aren't many reptile vets around me. [​IMG]https://ibb.co/cNZZQf
     
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    richyboa72 Well-Known Member

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    My albino boas belly goes pink around shed time


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    They also often go pink when they constrict stuff. Those muscles are very powerful and draw on a lot of the animal's blood supply, which shows through the pale belly skin, which turns it pink. If you saw this around feeding time that'll almost certainly be the explanation.
     
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    It’s the blood rushing
     

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