Technically, snakes do not hear because they don't have ears. Specifically, they are deaf to sounds that travel through the air. However, they do manage to sense what would be sounds to animals with ears. However, the sn... More »

Snakes can hear through their jaws by picking up vibrations on the ground. The vibrations are then sent to their brain via the inner ear, translating into a sound. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

A typical snake has a heart that is located near the head, close to the esophagus and thyroid. Some snakes have hearts that can move or change size to adapt to various situations. More »

Many interesting facts about snakes relate to their anatomy, such as the fact that they don't have eyelids and that they have internal rather than external ears. A snake’s body can have over 300 pairs of ribs, and its or... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

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 »