We humans have inborn complex behaviors toward snakes that are not based upon prior experience. These behaviors are called instincts. It is from instincts that were are able to tell a snake is a scaring, slithering and...
How to make your own snake catcher at little or no cost. Allows you to capture snakes without harming them or yourself. Includes a video of the author using a home-made snake catcher to snare a canebrake rattlesnake.
What is scale rot? Scientifically it is known as necrotic dermatitis. Snakes, such as ball pythons, and other reptiles like bearded dragons, can get exposed and infected to bacteria in warm and too moist environments....
The King snake is the KING of snakes in most every domain or region in which they live, and what that means is that they EAT other snakes, and other things that we humans tend to find undesirable, especially high on the...
Yes, snakes are vertebrate and they do have bones. The snake skeleton is highly specialised, they have many more vertebrae than other reptiles, and some have teeth that evolved into fangs.
The top 5 most potentially dangerous non-venomous snakes.
The coral snake is the most deadly snake in the United States. Coral snakes aren't aggressive though, and prefer to never bite people.
Rat snakes are very harmless non aggressive snakes that serve us all by hunting and eating rodents. The only problems humans encounter with rat snakes is in the cases when they raise chickens.
Who said Britain's wildlife was dull? Take a look at the beautiful Adder. Okay, he may not be as big as his tropical cousins, but he can survive in places that the 'big boys' are too wimpy to live in!
An article about the western rat snake, AKA the black rat snake.