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Parasitic and infectious diseases in snakes

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Parasitic and infectious diseases in snakes

Parasites are creatures that feed off another animal. There are two basic types of parasites, internal ones that live inside the body (endoparasite), and external ones that live on the outside (ectoparasite).

Ticks on a snake's skin
©David Perpiñán

What types of parasites affect snakes?

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