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 »

A baby black snake, or baby black racer snake, looks very different from the adult of the species. It has light-colored spots that darken as the snake matures. Eventually, it looks completely black in color. More »

While the amount of time a snake can survive without food depends on its species, Live Science explains that wild snakes often go months at a time without eating. Records exist of reticulated and ball pythons fasting for... More »