How long a snake can go without heat depends on the snake species. But no snakes are able to produce body heat. That means that snakes in captivity rely on a constant supply of artificial heat and light. And it is up to us to supply that heat and light. But what if something happens and the snake has to go without heat for a while? How long will it … [Read more...] about How Long Can A Snake Go Without Heat?
Few things scare people more than encountering a snake while swimming in a river or lake. Even if you never see one, just knowing they're in a lake will keep many people out. And there are several species of water snakes in Texas. The good news is: none of them are poisonous. The bad news is: there is a venomous snake that isn't a water snake, but still spends a lot … [Read more...] about Water Snakes In Texas (Everything You Need To Know)
Nothing is ever certain with snake colors. The animal kingdom definitely has breakable rules when it comes to snake colors and patterns. Generally, black and yellow snakes in Texas are non-venomous. But not always There is a lot of mimicry with snakes. Sometimes they are not what they appear to be. So you always want to be careful, even if you're certain you're … [Read more...] about Black And Yellow Snake In Texas – What Snake Did You Just See?
Green and yellow snakes are stunning. And some of them are deadly, most notably the infamous and highly venomous green mamba. Green snakes live on all continents, but yellow snakes are more rare. If you saw a green or yellow snake and are wondering what it is, you are in the right place. We'll cover the most common yellow and green snakes below, especially the … [Read more...] about Green And Yellow Snakes (Everything You Need To Know)
Coral snakes are a member of the cobra family. They are the only member of that family to live in North America and one of only 4 types of venomous snakes in the United States. In fact, there are only 21 poisonous snakes in the US period. 16 of them are rattlesnake species, two are copperheads, one is a cottonmouth, and two are coral snakes. Where do coral snakes rank … [Read more...] about How Poisonous Are Coral Snakes?
You're one of the unlucky ones. Most owners will never need to know how to tame an aggressive ball python. They are generally calm and docile snakes that are easy to care for. But each individual snake has it's own personality and temperament. And since you're here, I'm guessing you have a more aggressive ball python on your hands. Luckily, you can change that. … [Read more...] about How To Tame An Aggressive Ball Python (In 9 Simple Steps)
Reticulated python teeth hold no venom. But they can still do some damage. If you suffer a reticulated python bite and the snake detaches itself, the slender fangs scarcely leave a scar. But if the snake is forcefully removed, the wounds can be much more severe, thanks to the curved teeth. The snake usually bites as a form of defense. If it intends on making a meal of … [Read more...] about Reticulated Python Bite (How Dangerous Are Those Teeth Really?)
Most of the snakes on our planet are non-venomous. Australia is the only place that has more venomous than non-venomous snakes. Despite being in the vast minority, it's the venomous snakes that scare us. So naturally, we want to be able to identify them. We've been told that colorful snakes tend to be venomous. So it only makes sense to wonder if corn snakes are … [Read more...] about Are Corn Snakes Venomous?
Snakes are long and thin, with their mouth being the only apparent opening. So how do snakes lay eggs? Well, it's not through their mouths. They actually do have a another opening, which they use to urinate, defecate and for sexual reproduction. The females also use this opening to lay eggs. But only some females. Not all species have eggs. And some actually have … [Read more...] about How Do Snakes Lay Eggs? (Amazing Facts That Will Blow Your Mind)
Want to try your hand at breeding? Most snake owners eventually decide they'd like to give it a go, whether they want to keep the young for themselves, or sell them and make some extra money. Learning how to breed snakes is not hard. In fact, many times all it takes is putting a male and female snake of the same species together in an enclosure. But in other cases, you … [Read more...] about How To Breed Snakes (Everything You Need For Successful Mating)