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Snake Question

Post by Iggy1 » Fri Jul 17, 2009 10:07 pm

I was curious if snakes have been found to have cancer? Now I do know that certain species of fish get cancer due to chemicals in some waters.

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Re: Snake Question

Post by reptilist » Mon Jul 20, 2009 11:26 am

Iggy, Sure they do. Cancerous tumors occur in all sorts of animals including reptiles.

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Re: Snake Question

Post by Jerry Feldner » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:49 am

Here is one short article on cancer in snakes; http://www.petsdoc.com/html/askthevet/a ... ancer.html

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