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Funny and Interesting Facts about Pythons

May 22, 2017

Pythons are some of the biggest snakes in the world, but they’re usually not a threat to humans. Non-venomous, these snakes are constrictors, which means they squeeze their prey to death. Some pythons are so big, they can eat antelopes, monkeys and even leopards. Yes, leopards. These fascinating snakes come in a range of sizes and […]


Why We Fear Snakes: The Science Behind People’s Dread of Snakes

May 10, 2017

Snakes slither across the ground with unmatched agility and reflexes, and the ability to strike before a human can even begin to react. What seems like an abnormal fear or an irrational fear is anything but irrational. Consider the size an anaconda or the drop of a snake’s poison being so deadly it could kill an […]


Copperhead Snakes: Facts, Bites and Treatment

May 8, 2017

Copperhead snakes are some of the most common snakes in North America – but they’re certainly not a welcomed sight. They’re not as deadly as other snakes, like the coral snake, but they do have venom, and they can be aggressive. The only good news here is that the copperhead’s venom is mild and their bites […]


6 Basic Rat Snake Facts, 5 Common Species and 5 More Facts You Didn’t Know

March 6, 2017

Rat snakes are as interesting as they’re beautiful. The rat snake species, despite its name, doesn’t look like a rat at all. A non-venomous snake, this species poses little harm to humans and kills by constriction. Let’s learn about rat snake facts and what these snakes offer the world. Introducing the Rat Snake Rat snakes […]


Kingsnake: Facts & 5 Species You Have to Know

March 3, 2017

If you ever come across a kingsnake in the wild, your first reaction may be to run the other way. Often mistaken for the venomous – and dangerous – coral snake, kingsnakes like that predators cower and run away in fear. After all, it helps these non-venomous creatures stay alive. While it’s generally good practice […]


How Do Snakes Mate? 10 Facts Revealed

March 2, 2017

You’ve seen a snake before, whether it was on television, in a book or even in person. Slithering quickly across the ground, a snake is a dominant force in the wild and is able to get around both land and water without arms or legs. And while admiring the beauty of a snake, you’ll often ponder […]


Shocking Gopher Snake Facts You Never Knew

March 1, 2017

Gopher Snakes may have an intimidating appearance, but these non-venomous creatures are not to be feared. If anything, they’re more afraid of you than you are of them. Still, these snakes are to be respected, and are sometimes confused with other more dangerous snakes (like rattlesnakes) when out in the wild. Let’s learn more about these […]


15 Q&As about Garter Snake Facts

February 28, 2017

Canada is filled with garter snakes, and these wild garters are also found in the eastern United States. These snakes, common and small, are known for eating small prey and they are often born alongside 20 – 40 brothers and sisters. Let’s take a look at some garter snake facts and Q&As to learn more […]


Do Snakes Hibernate? 9 Answers to a Complex Question

February 27, 2017

Snakes will often disappear during the cold winter months? Do snakes hibernate? In a way yes, but it’s not the same type of hibernation that you’re probably thinking about. This is quite interesting because it’s almost the same idea, but it is slightly different. 1. What Is Hibernation? Hibernation, when discussing animals, is a time […]


How to Treat Snake Bites: 6 Essential Steps

February 22, 2017

You’ve been bitten. It all happened so fast, but you’re 99% sure a snake just bit you. The bite size seems to match up to what you’ve seen on television, and you realize you’re now one of the few snake bite victims each year. That’s a scary thought. To make matters worse, you don’t know what […]

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