Snakes

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Do Snakes Sleep With Their Eyes Open?

If you have a pet snake, you’ll want to be sure that it is getting everything it needs, including enough sleep. But if you aren’t seeing your snake close its eyes then you may become concerned that it isn’t catching as many ZZZ’s as it should. But then, this raises the questions do snakes sleep […]

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Do Snakes Hiss? ( Silly question? )

We are all familiar with the image of an irritated snake raising itself off the ground and hissing. But not many of us will have experienced anything like this in real life. So, can we be sure that this is, in fact, a behavior that snakes exhibit? Snakes do hiss but they don’t do it […]

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Do Snakes Nurse Their Babies?

As mammals, it seems perfectly natural to use that an animal would use its own milk to feed its young. This is a behaviour and ability that runs across thousands of species but have you ever seen a baby snake suckling at its mother for sustenance? If not, this comes as no surprise, but if […]

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Can Snakes Bite Through Rubber Boots?

In some parts of the world, wild snakes can be very problematic. While these creatures won’t typically attack for the fun of it, humans will often startle snakes before they have had the opportunity to notice the warning signs that signal a bite is imminent. Since they have very few alternatives when it comes to […]

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Do Snakes Have Lungs?

There are a lot of things about the snake that are utterly fascinating. If you’re a keen snake fanatic or simply want to get to know your pet a little better, then you have probably asked yourself a lot of questions about your snakes anatomy. One thing that surprises a lot of people about snakes […]

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Can Snakes Climb Stairs?

Can you imagine a snake climbing stairs? It’s a pretty terrifying concept for people who suffer with a crippling phobia of snakes. If you live in an area where there are a lot of wild snakes, you may be wondering whether these slithery creatures will be able to climb the stairs up to your front […]

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Do Snakes Pee? ( Honestly, do you know? )

To look at, snakes may appear like one long slithery tube that couldn’t possibly have the same bodily functions as we do. But of course, they are living creatures and do have the need to eat, breathe, reproduce and expel waste. But just exactly how do they do the latter? Do snakes pee? Snakes do […]

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Do Snakes Have Feelings? ( Can you upset them)

Snakes have something of a bad reputation when it comes to being friendly and emotional. Behind that cold glare, there is a living creature so surely, they must be able to feel something? If you are a pet owner, you may have wondered whether your snake will emotionally bond with you, feel sad, angry, or […]

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Can Snakes Breathe Underwater?

There are thousands of species of snakes in the world and some of these live in the water; sea snakes being a prime example of this. However, many snakes are terrestrial but it isn’t uncommon to see one entering the water from time to time. But can snakes breathe underwater? Snakes cannot breathe underwater in […]

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Do Snakes Eat Cats ( Is your cat safe? )

Animal lovers all over the world keep pet cats; they are one of the most common household pets. However, if you have a passion for pets, you will most likely want to keep more than just a single cat. Snakes are a great pet for those who want something a little different to your typical […]

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Do Snakes Blink? ( Eyes and Blinking )

If you have ever spent time watching your pet snake, you may have noticed that its eyes appear unmoving. You may have also wondered why these animals never seem to close their eyes; surely they get very dry and uncomfortable? A question that we are often asked is do snakes blink? No they don’t because […]

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What Do Pet Snakes Eat? ( Beginners Guide )

There are more than 3000 species of snake in the world and more than 600 of these are considered to be venomous. Out of this huge number of slithery friends, many species can be successfully kept as pets. But one of the most important parts of caring for a snake is that owners ensure their […]

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