Technically, snakes do not hear because they don't have ears. Specifically, they are deaf to sounds that travel through the air. However, they do manage to sense what would be sounds to animals with ears. However, the sn... More »

Snakes can hear through their jaws by picking up vibrations on the ground. The vibrations are then sent to their brain via the inner ear, translating into a sound. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Snakes are often said to lack ears, but they do have the innermost components of the ear within their skulls and these structures function to pick up sound and allow the snake to hear. However, snakes lack both an extern... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Many interesting facts about snakes relate to their anatomy, such as the fact that they don't have eyelids and that they have internal rather than external ears. A snake’s body can have over 300 pairs of ribs, and its or... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

There are at least 33 known species of snakes found in the state of Kentucky. This includes four venomous species and 29 that are nonvenomous. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

There are almost 3,000 known species of snakes, and they live in almost every area of the planet except the coldest regions and Ireland and New Zealand. These reptiles also inhabit a wide variety of habitats, from oceans... More »

Coral snakes eat other smaller snake species, as well as their own kind, frogs and lizards. Coral snakes are venomous creatures though their venom rarely causes death in humans as long as the bite victim is treated promp... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes