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Old 02-10-2012, 06:06 PM
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OMG! I want to cry! That is horrible!
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Old 02-10-2012, 09:10 PM
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That's terrible.
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Old 02-10-2012, 11:04 PM
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That poor snake!
How would one treat that? How do you treat lice and ticks on snakes? And all over the head like that? You can't just pull them off and soaking in anything is out of the question without drowning it.
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Old 02-10-2012, 11:37 PM
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Same way you treat mites. With lice spray and mineral oil.
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Old 02-11-2012, 01:42 AM
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Oh, I see it now. Oh man, that's awful. I feel so bad for that snake. There's really no excuse for it to be that bad. I hope he gets better!
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Old 02-13-2012, 05:15 AM
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Paralysis Ticks are common over here and our vets are well trained in tick removal. I noticed a tube down the poor little guys throat so I'm guessing he's getting good medical attention
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:04 PM
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ok, what are Paralysis Ticks???
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:04 AM
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They are a small spider looking creature that will cling onto you as you are walking through bush, rainforest or scrubland. They don't like suburbia, they like to hang from plant life until a host comes along that they can attach themselves to. They screw their heads into the skin while injecting poison so the host can't feel them there. While they are fixed, the then **** the blood from their host as the host becomes very sick from the poison in their system.

If you are careful, you can unscrew them. They have a reverse thread so you have to turn them clockwise but you stand the risk of breaking the head off. I have heard of some people putting vinegar on them and after a few days they drop off.
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