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WEC337: Necropsies of Reptiles: Recommendations and Techniques for Examining Invasive Species

Figure 8. The fat pads of P. molurus bivittatus and T. merianae. In pythons (left), the fat pads are located throughout the body cavity, and some fat pads can be found near the heart. The fat pads in tegus (right) are located near the pelvis. Arrows indicate fat pads.

Credit: Robin Bijlani