Term: Kink

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Refers to a deformity wherein the snake’s spine is bent at an incorrect angle. Some kinks are life-threatening; some are not. Kinks usually are a result of bad incubation temperatures, but some morphs are known to cause them when breeding to higher frequency.

Please check this file for more information on kinking: Ball Python Genetic Behaviors and Morph Breeding Oddities

Term: Kink was last modified: August 12th, 2020 by Tom
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