Interesting facts about Snakes
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Interesting facts about Snakes, there are lots of living organism in the earth each species has their own unique characteristics. Snakes are carnivores (meat eater) in nature:Most of the snakes are carnivores (meat eater) in nature.
They feed on different creatures of the earth. The favorite prey for snakes are rats. In the list of different species snakes are very well known for it’s unique qualities. We are going to summaries few interesting facts about snakes.
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- Snakes are carnivores (meat eater) in nature:Most of the snakes are carnivores (meat eater) in nature. They feed on different creatures of the earth. The favorite prey for snakes are rats.
- Snakes don’t have eye lids.
- Snakes can’t bite food so have to swallow it whole.
- Snakes are found on every continent of world except Antarctica.
- Snakes have internal ears but don’t have external ears.
- Snakes smell through their tongues.
- Snakes are covered in scales.
- Snakes shed their skin a number of times a year in a process that usually last few days.
- Python kills their prey by tightly wrapping around it and suffocating it in a process called constriction.
- Snakes exist in earth since 130 millions years.
- Only 20 percent of snakes are highly poisonous.
- In India their are 300 types of snakes exist where 50 of them are poisonous.
- Every year more than 1 lac people die by snakes bite.
- Python Reticulatus are one of the longest in the earth (about 30 ft).
- Water snakes are taking breathe through their skin.
- Snakes smell through their tongue not nose.
- Horned viper have two thrones on their head .Horned viper mainly exist in South Africa.
- 70 percent of snakes give eggs and 30 percent of them give their young ones.
- Every Anaconda is not the the longest snake but they are most heaviest snakes as compared to other snakes(550 pound).
- Snake island is situated in Brazil and this island is most populous snake island in the world.
- King cobra is highly poisonous snake and also a longest snake .(18 ft)
- 95 percent die .If Black Mamba bite them .Black Mamba exist only in Africa.
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