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Keeping a yard free of clutter, mowing the lawn and keeping the hedges tidy and trimmed are all good ways to keep snakes away from a property. Checking structures for holes and removing tempting prey may also help to keep snakes off of a property.

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Mongoose urine and kingsnake musk can be used to keep snakes away; they are available to licensed professional snake removers. Other commercial snake repellents available to consumers and home remedies, such as moth balls, don't work, because snakes don't use smells to sense danger.

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With more than 3,400 different species of snakes throughout the world, it is impossible to know exactly how many snakes there are in the world. Of that, about 600 of them are venomous.

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Removing sources of food and shelter that snakes seek out is the most certain way to keep them away from a home. Snakes can also be kept out with a perimeter snake fence. Chemical snake repellents are available, but they may contain toxins that can harm pets, other wildlife or even humans if they ge

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Effective measures that discourage snakes from entering a house or yard include trimming tall grasses, plugging foundation cracks and sealing other exterior gaps. Cutting grasses and other tall plants deprives snakes of their favorite hiding spots. Snakes are also attracted to the small rodents that

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Snakes most commonly move by lateral undulation. Bending their bodies from side to side in waves of motion that pass from head to tail, they push off objects and surface irregularities to propel themselves forward. Snakes can also swim using lateral undulation.

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Most snakes hatch from eggs outside of the mother. While a small number of snake species give birth to live snakes rather than laying eggs, all snake eggs are internally fertilized when snakes mate. After mating, some snakes lay their eggs immediately, while others carry the eggs around, laying them

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Cats do not keep snakes out of yards or houses, although they enjoy hunting. However, guarding against snakes is not what interests them, warns the Snake Removal website. Exposing cats to snakes may result in serious injury from non-poisonous snakes and possible death from venomous ones.

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There are 3,458 known species of snakes as of February 2014, according to The Reptile Database. This number changes periodically as new snakes are observed and some groups are reclassified.

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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 snake does have an inner ear.