Questions About Snakes

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Questions About Snakes

Which Snakes Can Be Housed Together?

Snake enclosures can be large, bulky, and expensive. That’s why some owners want to know if it’s possible to house snakes two together in one tank. The problem is that snakes aren’t particularly social creatures, and they’re also susceptible to illness and disease. Housing a male and female snake together […]

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Questions About Snakes

How to Determine if a Snake is Venomous

Non-venomous snakes live alongside humans without posing any significant health risk. But a bite from a venomous snake that you didn’t realize was hiding in leaves can be dangerous or even fatal. There are other ways of identifying venomous snakes, such as scale formations. Let’s examine these identification methods and […]

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Questions About Snakes

Do Boa Constrictors Lay Eggs?

Not all species of snakes have the same reproductive pattern. While 70% of snakes lay eggs, other species retain the eggs inside their bodies. They give birth to live young or produce no eggs at all. Boas nourish their young via a placenta and yolk sac, where they’re enveloped in […]