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 »

Snakes are reptiles. Their closest relatives are the lizards, and the two belong to the same subgroup: Squamata. One feature that snakes share with other reptiles is the production of eggs that contain a thin outer cover... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Snakes are reptiles that can be referred to as legless lizards. Their thin, elongated bodies are covered in scales and can be a variety of different colors and sizes, depending on the species. Most snakes are between 4 i... More »

Some homeowners turn to chemical repellents that are harmful to the environment and not proven effective, but experts recommend deterring snakes by eliminating the conditions in which snakes thrive. It is important to ke... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Although king snakes and rattlesnakes are both common inhabitants of the southwest United States, these two species of snakes are very different. King snakes, although some species may superficially resemble coral snakes... More »

Garter snakes are carnivorous and prey upon insects, slugs, worms, lizards, amphibians, rodents and sometimes fish. Certain species of garter snake, such as the ribbon snake, are particularly fond of frogs. Common garter... More »

While most snakes don't care for their young, a study at UC Berkeley observed that female black rattlesnakes remain with their young until the first shed is completed, and African rock pythons defend their young for over... More »