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There are around 2,700 known species of snake worldwide, with the snake being found on every continent apart from the polar regions, where it is too cold for the snake.

The snake can grow anywhere from 10cm in length, to the enormous anaconda snake that can reach lengths of up to 30ft long! There are two ways that snakes kill their prey, either the snake has a poisonous bite or the snake will wrap itself around the prey to constrict it.

Most species of snake inhabiting colder regions in the Northern Hemisphere, will hibernate through the cold winter months. The snake tends to mate in the spring time.


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charles

"i love snakes they are so cool!!!"

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""Needs more information.""

Angel Martinez

"Snakes are my favorite animals."

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Snake Facts

Scientific Name:
Comprised of the genus followed by the species...
Serpentes
Type:
The animal group that the species belongs to...
Reptile
Diet:
What kind of foods the animal eats...
Carnivore
Size:
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is...
5.4m (18ft)
Weight:
The measurement of how heavy the animal is...
150kg (330lbs)
Top Speed:
The fastest recorded speed of the animal...
32km/h (20mph)
Life Span:
How long the animal lives for...
30 years
Lifestyle:
Whether the animal is solitary or sociable...
Solitary

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