Crotalus viridis swollen eye

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NACairns
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Crotalus viridis swollen eye

Post by NACairns » August 10th, 2016, 7:59 pm

Came across this adult male C. viridis tailing a large female. It was a great looking snake and seemed to be in good health but I noticed this swollen tissue(?) around the eye. Any ideas what that may be?

ImageCrotalus viridis eye issue by N Cairns, on Flickr

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Kyle from Carolina
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Re: Crotalus viridis swollen eye

Post by Kyle from Carolina » August 11th, 2016, 5:34 pm

Huh, it doesn't really seem that bad to me. My first thought is mosquito bite? I have no clue...

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