Most species of terrestrial snakes can burrow into loose soil or sand, although very few can do so in packed earth. Holes used as burrows by snakes are typically created by other animals, such as rodents. Snakes generall... More »

To identify a snake hole, look for openings in the ground that are newly visible. Snakes don't construct a dwelling, they inhabit an abandoned rodent's burrow or a naturally-occurring hole. When the snake enters a rodent... More »

Blind snakes eat worms, insects and larvae. There are nearly 200 species of blind snake in existence today, and they are commonly found in the warmer parts of the world. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

There are several different options and tools available for installing pasture fencing; however, all pasture fencing should be installed by first creating holes in the soil for the posts, placing the posts in the holes, ... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Barnyard Mammals

Individuals use horses, particularly draft horses, on a farm to pull equipment used to prepare soil, plant seed and cultivate row crops. Horses can also provide power to cut, rake and bale hay, as well as transport feed ... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Barnyard Mammals

It is not possible for a pig to turn into a wild boar, because the two animals are different species. Pigs and wild boars both belong to the same scientific genus, the "sus" genus. However, domestic pigs are known only b... More »

Horses and donkeys both belong to the Equus genus of the Equidae family, but genetically, these species have a different number of chromosomes. Donkeys have 62 chromosomes, and horses have 64. Although donkeys and horses... More »