10 Facts About Viper Snakes?

Answer The viper (Viperidae) is a family of more than 200 species of venomous snakes. Vipers are distinguishable by their long, hinged fangs that allow a deep perforation of venom into their prey. There a... Read More »

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Types of Pit Viper Snakes in the American Southwest?

The Southwestern Center for Herpetological Research (SWCHR) defines the American Southwest as the states of California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Several species of pit viper snakes in... Read More »

Facts on Ball Python Snakes?

The ball python (Python regius) is a small species of snake that takes its name from its behavior of curling up into a compact ball when danger threatens. The ball python is a native of Africa, liv... Read More »

Facts on Baby Eastern King Snakes?

Eastern kingsnakes (Lampropeltis getula) are becoming an ever popular option for reptile hobbyists. Breeders have created a variety of pattern and color morphs, many that don't resemble anything th... Read More »

What is a pit viper?

Snake identification comes in handy when dealing with animal removal or bite treatment. Knowing the classification of a certain snake prevents the wrong kind of medication from being administered i... Read More »