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Snakes

Snakes have a long, flexible body that is covered with dry scales. Snakes flick their forked tongues to bring in odors to their sensory glands.


Florida Enlists Expert Indian Snake Hunters to Solve Its Python Problem

Irula tribesmen, pros at catching deadly snakes, traveled all the way from India to be on the Burmese python case in South Florida. See more »

Caves of Hanging Snakes

At night in caves around the world, dangling snakes emerge from hiding ready to scarf up flying bats. See more »

How Snake Handlers Work

When you handle deadly snakes for a living, caution is job one. When you handle snakes for God, it is not. Let's meet some folks in both worlds. See more »

What’s the largest snake that has ever existed?

Prepare to meet the king of snakes, the largest serpent to ever slither its way out of prehistory and into your nightmares. See more »

Meet the lace monitor! View pictures, watch video, read facts, explore interactives and more. See more »

How to Scare Away Rattlesnakes

You may encounter a rattle snake lazing in its natural habitat and want to know how to scare it away. Learn about how to scare away rattlesnakes in this article. See more »

How to Breed Ring-neck Snakes

Learn how to breed ring-neck snakes and start a successful breeding business. Learn about how to breed a ring-neck snake in this article. See more »

How to Know if a Snake is Poisonous

Learning how to know if a snake is poisonous isn't hard. Learn about how to know if a snake is poisonous in this article. See more »

How to Identify the Pygmy Rattlesnake

If you are in the Southeastern United States, you should know how to identify a pygmy rattlesnake. Learn about how to identify the pygmy rattlesnake in this article. See more »

How to Identify Garden Snakes

You can identify garden snakes, more commonly called garter snakes, by the three stripes on their backs that are reminiscent of garters. Learn about how to identify garden snakes in this article. See more »