Somethings wrongs wrong with my 7 year-old ball python. He is for lack of a better description very, lethargic. When I left for work this morning he seemed to be fine but when this evening when I came home he was/still is laying approximately a 1/4 the way out of his hide box located on the cool side of the terrarium. His only movement at all was minimal when I moved a branch that he was partially touching. His skin seems sorta dull and dry.. Although I'm not sure dry is really a good description. This is so not like him but I can't figure out what's wrong or what to do.
I though maybe something had gone wrong with the temperature but when I checked the min/max on the most centrally located thermometer (1 of the 3 that is slightly on the cooler side of center & about 6'' from the bottom) was 79.9 F / 86.9 F. He has a hide box on both sides & is comfortable with either. He has a larger water bowl (cool end) with fresh water daily. The humidity as be 39% to 51% the last several days. He last ate last Thursday.
Please, any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated! I have never ever seen him like this. To be honest for a moment until there was
Please, any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated! I have never ever seen him like this. To be honest for a moment until there was

Any change in diet? When's the last time he defecated? He could be constipated (this is a WILD guess).
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Are your thermometers battery ones? If they are, replace the batteries and recheck your temperatures.
You've had him for a long time, so I assume this isn't shedding behaviour. If he ate a week ago, how long does it take him to poo afterwards? If he's missed that date by three or four days, I'd take him to the vet.
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