Snakes

Are Snakes Carnivores? Feeding Habits, Hunting Methods

Snake showing tongue

If you do a bit of research, you will find out that snakes are famous for eating some bizarre things. Researchers have found elements, like light bulbs, golf balls, alligators, and pregnant sheep, in the snakes’ stomachs. Keeping this reputation in mind, it makes sense to question the feeding habits of the snakes. Let’s start …

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Faint Banded Sea Snake Information, Location, Habitat, Behavioural Traits, and Reproduction

Banded Sea Snake swimming underwater

The faint banded sea snake is also known as one of the most poisonous snakes across the world. Also known as Belcher’s sea snake, the faint banded snake got its name from its discoverer, the famous British naval officer Admiral Sir Edward Belcher. In 1849, Edward was the first person to identify and name the snake. Years after …

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Tiger Snake Information, Location, Habitat, Diet and Reproduction

a Black Tiger Snake soaks up the sun on the Tasman Peninsula of Tasmania, Australia

Tiger snakes are the members of the cobra family that resides mainly in Australia. The venom of the snake contains a nerve paralysing agent as well as a blood clotting one. Both of these agents are deadly for humans. If provoked, the tiger snakes also flatten their head and neck to intimidate the enemy, much …

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Saw-Scaled Viper Information, Appearance, Reproduction, Venom, Habits and Lifestyle.

Saw Scaled Viper close up of eyes and scales

The saw-scaled viper is one of the small venomous snakes that live in parts of Central Asia and the Middle East. It is one of the relatively tiny snakes that has highly potent venom. The saw-scaled vipers are the minor representative of the Big Four Snakes, the four species of snakes that cause the maximum …

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Hognose Snake Information, Origin, Habitat, Behaviour

hognose snake full view curled up

The term hognose snake does not indicate a single type of snake. It instead denotes the number of snake species with distinct upturned snouts similar to the hogs’ snouts. These mildly venomous snakes use their upturned snouts for digging. These snakes come from three distinct genera; the Leioheterodon, Heterodon, and Lystrophis. Origin These snakes are …

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