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Learn why preovulatory stasis may be seen in relatively young captive reptiles.
“Sexual maturity in reptiles is determined predominantly by body size, though age plays a secondary role. In captivity, reptiles can reach sexual maturity much earlier than in natural environments, so preovulatory stasis may be seen in relatively young (
-Raffaele Melidone, Dr. med. vet., Joyce S. Knoll, VMD, PhD, DACVP, Nicola Parry, BSc, MSc, BVSc, DACVP
From Preovulatory stasis and dystocia in oviparous lizards