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Helping a snake shed?

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Posted by: hazydaisy at Fri Sep 11 11:32:56 2015  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by hazydaisy ]  
   

Hello all!

I'm still relatively new at this. My baby king just had his first shed. After hiding for a week in his burrow, he crawled out last night looking beautiful, however only his head, neck, and a third of his body has shed completely, along with his eyecaps.

The last 2/3rds of his body is still dull in appearance and dented since the skin didn't slough off. It's only been the morning after he crawled out last night and he's been cruising around his cage rubbing himself on everything.

Should I help him out with the last of his shed or just let him do his thing for another day or so?

I also upped the humidity a bit by adding a lot of damp sphagnum moss and filling his water bowl with fresh water to soak in.


   

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