king cobra facts

17 King Cobra Facts That Will Surprise You

King cobras are one of the most feared snakes in the world. These huge, cannibalistic snakes dwell in the rainforests of Asia. Their venom is highly dangerous, and most bites are fatal if untreated. King … Read more

Snake Myths

10 Snake Myths and Legends Debunked

How much do you really know about snakes? You’ve probably heard so many different things about our serpentine friends as they are the subject of many myths and misconceptions. Many of the “facts” that are … Read more

Snake Teeth Facts

17 Really Interesting Snake Teeth Facts

There are many fascinating things to learn about snake teeth, from how snake fangs work, to what size and structure snake teeth can have, to where the snake’s flexible jaw comes from evolutionarily. Snake fangs … Read more

water moccasin fun facts

17 Really Interesting Water Moccasin Facts

Cottonmouths, known scientifically as Agkistrodon piscivorus, are a venomous pit viper that lives in the southern and eastern parts of the United States. They’re one of the first snakes that many of us encounter in … Read more

Facts About Gopher Snakes

10 Fun and Interesting Gopher Snake Facts

Gopher snakes are one of the most common wild snakes in North America. Various subspecies of gopher snake can be found throughout the western and central United States. Gopher snakes are non-venomous constrictors that eat … Read more

snake shedding skin facts

Why Snakes Shed Skin (Ecdysis)

Snakes shed their old skin all in one piece. To ensure that the process goes smoothly, snakes require humid conditions. But the level of humidity that’s required depends on the species of snake. Unfortunately, too … Read more

how to know if there are snakes in your yard

7 Signs of Snakes in Your Yard (Video Included)

Wild snakes can be really dangerous, especially to vulnerable adults, young children, and small pets. Different species of rattlesnakes, cottonmouths, coral snakes, and copperheads pose a threat because they’re all venomous. You need to check … Read more

Black Banded Sea Krait Facts

Black-Banded Sea Krait Species Profile

Black-banded sea kraits are a bluey-grey bodies with black stripes. They have a small geographic range, from the Philippines north to Taiwan and China. They spend their lives underwater in their coral reef habitat. These … Read more

snake reproduction process

How Do Snakes Reproduce?

Female snakes lay eggs or give birth to live young 1-2 times per year. However, the most interesting thing to learn is how snakes reproduce. The female will let the male know when she’s ready … Read more