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Old 06-26-02, 10:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Join Date: Mar-2002
Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Age: 72
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The shedding of skin is normal. It is simply less often noticed than shedding of the scales from the shell. The skin doesn't come away cleanly, but sloughs off in bits and pieces over a period of several days, up to a couple of weeks.

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