Snakes are cold-blooded. They become cold if the temperature gets cold. Since snakes cannot maintain their own body temperature, they move to warmer climates to stay warm. More »

Birds and mammals are warm-blooded animals because they can keep their body temperatures constant regardless of the surrounding temperatures. Birds and mammals can regulate their temperatures through different methods. More »

Because dinosaurs are classified as reptiles, one might assume that they are cold blooded, but some scientists suggest that dinosaurs may have been somewhere between cold and warm blooded. Though most animals fall into e... More »

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There are almost 3,000 known species of snakes, and they live in almost every area of the planet except the coldest regions and Ireland and New Zealand. These reptiles also inhabit a wide variety of habitats, from oceans... More »

All species of snakes are carnivores, or meat eaters. Most snakes eat rats and birds, but some of the larger species can eat deer and other larger animals. Small snakes eat invertebrates, such as insects. More »

Water moccasin snakes, commonly referred to as cottonmouths, are found throughout the Southeastern United States. They are primarily found from Virginia, down to Florida and across to eastern Texas. More »

Corn snakes can reach lengths of 4 to 5.5 feet. Newly hatched corn snakes are just 8 to 12 inches in length. Babies can easily live in small snake habitats no bigger than shoe boxes, while adults need large aquariums; Re... More »

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