First moulting…

My pet Greek symbol of rejuvenation is doing exactly what earned his species/taxonomic suborder that honor. This morning at about 4am, Vito started moulting! A thin, rough plastic-like layer, which is his old scale, was wrapped around his head, slowly being pushed back towards his tail like someone taking off a sock from one’s foot. Two hours later, half of his new scale was already visible.

Vito, with a slight cold

Hope he’ll want to eat something after this is finished. I’ve spent quite some cash buying him feeder mice that eventually went unconsumed. Besides, he’s having a slight cold, his cage was too humid these last few days…

Close-up of moulted skin
Close-up of moulting

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