Autopsy of a Boa constrictor

Object of the autopsy was a female adult Boa constrictor (crossbreed) who died due to a pneumonia

We thank our friend, the late Jürgen Kromer for providing us with these interesting photos

intestine

intestine and ovaries

fallopian tubes

bile duct + gall-bladder

brain

ureter

cross-section of the skin

pericardium

heart

head muscle

liver

trachea and tongue muscle

lung (pneumonia was the cause of death)

kidneys

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...and here are some X-ray shots of a Boa constrictor that suffered on a tumor.

We wish to thank Nadja and Sascha with www.moresnakes.com who provided us with these photos

Their very well-done website is hereby highly recommended:

 

Tumor on the spine

Tumor on the spine

X-ray shot of the skull

Complete X-ray rendering of the body

Mouth (opened)