The speed of a snake depends on the species and size. On average, the fastest a snake moves is between 5 and 8 mph. The world's fastest snake is the Black Mamba, which can reach speeds of 10 to 12 mph in short bursts. More »

A coyote can run as fast as 40 mph. The coyote uses its speed, sharp vision and strong nose to hunt for prey. More »

Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Sevierville, Tennessee, include Adrenaline Park, the Forbidden Caverns, Rain Forest Adventures Discovery Zoo and the NASCAR Speed Park, as of 2015. The town is close enough... More » Geography

The green anaconda is the world's largest snake species. These giants may reach lengths of more than 29 feet and weigh more than 550 pounds. The snakes are native to the marshes, swamps and streams of tropical rain fores... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

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 »

The Florida brown snake is a non-venomous species native to the southeastern continental United States. This burrower is commonly found under rocks, logs and other debris, in a variety of habitats, including bogs, hardwo... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

The ringneck snake is a small, slightly venomous species ranging between 10 and 15 inches in length, typified by its gray coloring and a yellow or orange band that wraps around its neck. The belly of the ringneck snake i... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes