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.
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.
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...
Coral snakes eat other smaller snake species, as well as their own kind, frogs and lizards. Coral snakes are venomous creatures though their venom rarely causes death in humans as long as the bite victim is treated promp...
The green anaconda is considered to be one of the largest species of snakes in the world, with some specimens reaching 29 feet in length and weighing as much as 550 pounds. Although reticulated pythons can grow longer, e...
There are at least 33 known species of snakes found in the state of Kentucky. This includes four venomous species and 29 that are nonvenomous.
Grass snakes do not bite. If cornered, they inflate the body, hiss and strike with the mouth closed. Grass snakes are similar in appearance to the adder, and the two snakes are often confused.