Most people get scared as soon as they talk about snakes. But do you know that most snakes found in this world are not poisonous? Snakes are placed in the reptile class of creatures and the existence of snakes is as old as dinosaurs.
So let’s know about some interesting facts about snakes.
There are more than 3000 species of snakes in the world of which 80 per cent of snakes are not poisonous.
The body temperature of snakes changes according to the environment, ie, less in winter and more in summer.
Most snakes are unable to chew food and swallow.
Python reticulatus is the longest snake in the world, which can grow up to 30 feet in length.
Thread snake is the world’s smallest snake that is only 10 to 12 centimetres long. It is as thin as a thread, hence its name is read. It is found on the island of Barbados.
Snakes are not found in the country of New Zealand and Iceland.
Most snakes living in water can also breathe through the skin.
A horned viper is a snake with two horns on its head which is found in South Africa.
On average, a snake changes its ketchuli(Skin) two to three times a year.
The snake is unable to hear the sound of the bean made by the Snake charmer because the snake has no ears.
The black mamba is one of the most poisonous snakes in the world, killing 99% of its bitten people. This snake is found in Africa.
The best about snakes is that they cannot close their eyes, so snakes cry only by opening their eyes.
The cobra found in the Philippines is considered poisonous and dangerous among all cobra snakes. It has the power to bite its prey from a distance of 3 meters. A person affected by its poison dies in half an hour.
The most poisonous snake in the water is the Belcher sea snake found in northern Australia and South East Asia. About 100 milligrams of its poison can kill 1000 humans.
One of the best facts about snakes is every year more than 30,000 garter snakes gather for mating in the province of Manitoba, Canada. It is the largest mass sex on earth.