Category Archives: snakes
About 6 times a year an adult snake will shed its skin. They take of there old skin and replaces it with a new skin. They shed all in one big piece.
Snake Scales stick to the ground. They over lap so there skin is protected. Scales are like thick, strong armor. Scales protect the the skin from bumps, and scratches. the scales help them reach speeds up to 40 mph!
Snakes have muscles that they can stretch when they have food that is thicker than them. The backbone and many ribs move with it. They can eat a meal 10 times thicker than themselves. Snakes have 2 lungs but 1 … Continue reading
Snakes are all different shapes. Their shape depends of what habitat they live in. Water snakes have flat bodies and paddle-like tails. Tree snakes have thin, long bodies and pointy heads. Vipers have short, thick bodies. Burow snakes have short, … Continue reading
An ancient greek legend says that a lady named Medusa was cursed by the gods with razor-sharp teeth and snakes for hair. Everyone who looked at her would turn to stone. A man named Perseuse managed to use his polished … Continue reading
Can you imagine a snake as tall as a three-story house? Reticular python are 33 feet long. They are the longest snakes in the world. They are almost 1 meter around. some snakes are as small as a pencil. A … Continue reading