Universities with a wildlife and ecology or herpetology department, museums, zoos and state and local wildlife agencies often accept pictures of snakes for identification. Many of these institutions also offer online too... More »

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A comprehensive collection of North American snake pictures is available at the website of the University of Pittsburgh. This collection includes images of boas, pythons, cobras and vipers, among others. More »

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The condition of having more than one head is called polycephaly. Tricephaly is the condition of having three heads. Practically all confirmed cases of polycephaly consist of animals with two heads, called bicephaly. The... More »

Garden snakes, also known as garter snakes, are thin with long stripes down the spine and along the side, growing anywhere between two to four feet in length. The color varies. Usually garter snakes have dark, earth-tone... 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 »

A basilisk is a mythical creature said be the king of the snakes. It has the reputation of being the most poisonous creature on earth. Just looking at the basilisk snake brings about death, according to the legend. More »

Garter snakes are slender to moderately built snakes that usually have three yellowish or greenish stripes running the length of their bodies. They average 23 to 30 inches long and have ridged scales. Their heads are wid... More »