Snakes do have teeth. Snake teeth are highly specialized according to how the snake kills its prey. Most snakes only have one type of tooth throughout their mouths, though the size of the teeth may differ. More »

Though there is no "garden" snake with that official common name, those snakes most commonly found in gardens are not venomous. Though they can and do bite, there is nothing toxic about it. 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 »

Wormwood, tulbaghia violacea, West Indian lemongrass, Sarpagandha and andrographis paniculata can help repel snakes. Garlic, cinnamon oil, and clove oil can also be used. More »

Snake venom is more powerful during adulthood at one to two years, but poisonous snakes can control the amount of venom injected for each bite. Baby snakes often inject all of their venom upon first bite, so a higher dos... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Contrary to popular belief, mothballs are not very effective at repelling snakes. The best way to keep snakes out of areas inhabited by pets and humans is to make the area less appealing to the reptiles. More »

Ringneck snakes eat earthworms, skinks, snakes, salamanders, frogs, newts and slugs. They enjoy small rodents, such as voles, mice and shrews. Bugs such as ants, spiders, centipedes, beetles, crickets and grasshoppers ar... More »