Category Archives: Snakes

Burmese Python

The Burmese Python is one of the few animals that hunt caimans. This python and the green anaconda are the only snakes that hunt these crocodilians. The Burmese Python is an alien species to the Florida Everglades. That is where they can feast. They also prey on swans and other birds. This snake has no predators so it has no one to stop it. Humans try to hunt them but their popularity has grown.

 

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Boa Constrictor

Boa constrictors are also called red tailed boas. Boa constrictors are non-poisonous. Instead it uses its powerful body to suffocate its prey. Boa constrictors are from South and Central America, from northwestern Mexico to northern Argentina. They eat lizards and other vertebrates. They can live up to 46 years in the wild and about 20 in captivity ( pet care ). To visit my online frog and reptile blog go to http://www.devingunther.com.

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Cobras

Cobras are one of the most known snakes in the world.The most famous cobra is (you probably¬†know this) the king cobra. All cobras are Elapidaes. That means they use venom to kill. The Mozambique spitting cobra is a dangerous species that lives around houses and farms at night in search for small animals, such as lizards and mice. It can spit deadly venom into your eye. It can make you blind! Here are some pictures of cobras…..

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Ball Python and Red-tailed Boa

Ball pythons are named after their habit of curling up into a ball with their heads tucked in the middle. Ball pythons are constrictors which means they choke their prey to death. The red tailed boa is also a constrictor. Its name comes from its tail. Its red! It also has a rectangular head. Its prey is mainly birds and mice. The ball python’s main prey is lizards.

Ball Python

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Red-tailed Boa

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