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Do you know the definition a Snake? A Snake can be described as a limbless elongated reptile with scaly skin; species are venomous or non-venomous. Did you know that the scientific name for the snake species is Serpentes? Did you know that Snake scales are made up of Keratin? Keratin is the same substance our fingernails and hair is made of.

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A snake is a limbless reptile; a reptile can be defined as a cold-blooded vertebrate. Other reptile species includes tortoise, turtles, lizards, alligators and crocodiles

Fun Fact 2

There are approximately 3,100 recognised species of snakes, which are categorized into around 20 family groups

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There are two types of snake Venomous and Non-venomous. A venomous snake will use venom (a toxin) to kill and stun prey. Non-venomous snake will either swallow it's prey live or kill it by constriction

Fun Fact 4

Famous species (types) of snake include; Anaconda, Black Mamba, Boa Constrictor, Cobra, Desert, Garter Snake, Python, Rattlesnake, Sea Snake, Viper and Water Snakes*

Fun Fact 5

Snakes species vary in size and average size would measure approximately 3 feet (91cm) in length

Fun Fact 6

The smallest species of snakes are the Barbados thread snake; an adult can measure approximately 10 cm (3.9in) in length

Fun Fact 7

The largest species of snakes are the Reticulated (Asiatic) Python; an adult can measure approximately 9 meters (30 ft) long, although most only grow too approximately 6 meters (19 ft) in length

Fun Fact 8

Snakes live in every continent with the exception of the Antarctica. Many islands do not have snakes inhabiting them these include Iceland, Ireland and New Zealand - although sea snakes can be found in New Zealand

Fun Fact 9

Snakes are carnivorous (meat eating) reptiles. They are different to legless lizards as they have no eyelids, no external ears and have skin that is covered in overlapping scales

Fun Fact 10

Snakes have been found to habitat at high altitudes, species have been found in the Himalayan Mountains of Asia living as high as 16,000 feet (4,900 m)

Fun Fact 11

The majority of snakes are harmless to humans; however some species possess a harmful venom which is potent enough to cause painful injuries and sometimes death!

Fun Fact 12

Many species of snakes are able to swallow prey that is much larger than the size of their head. They are able to do this by dislocating their jaws which by design are highly flexible - can you imagine eating your food this way?

Fun Fact 13

The most dangerous or venomous (poisonous) snakes found in the world include cobras, vipers, mambas, taipans, adders and rattlesnakes. Boas and Pythons are examples of non-venomous (non-poisonous) snakes

Fun Fact 14

The King Cobra is recognised by its ability to expand the skin around the neck which forms a hood when it feels threatened

Fun Fact 15

Many species of snakes are classed as at risk or endangered species. Examples of endangered snake species include; Indian Python, San Francisco Garter snake, Eastern Indigo snake, the King Cobra and Dumerilís Boa. The loss of natural habitat and exploitation by humans have contributed the decline of some snake species, this includes being killed for the use of snake skin and for food

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