The anaconda and other large constrictors are more than large and aggressive enough to kill and eat an adult human by strangulation or constriction, crushing the life from their prey and then swallowing it whole. Anacond... More »

A surprising number of creatures eat snakes, including other snakes, birds and mammals. Young or small snakes might even be eaten by frogs. Even humans eat snakes, and some consider rattlesnake meat a delicacy. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Snakes help humans because they keep the ecosystem balanced by preying on rodents, insects and other pests. Snake venom can also be extracted and used medicinally to treat some cancers and other serious conditions. More »

The anaconda has the ability to consume a child or an adult with a thin-frame, but these occurrences are rare and there is little evidence to support them. The anaconda is able to swallow large prey due to its elastic ja... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

The diet of a baby rattlesnake includes small lizards and small rodents and is similar to that of an adult rattlesnake, only differing in the size of the prey. Like adult rattlesnakes, juveniles only eat live prey. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Snakes survive by hunting for prey, either by biting and injection of venom or through the process of constriction, and by mating to propagate their species. Many species of snake in areas where temperatures get especial... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

An anaconda eats birds, reptiles and mammals. Its diet consists of capybara, deer and turtles, as well as other types of prey. More »