Their evolution is fascinating and their existence bewildering. From the ability to clone themselves to replacing parts of their body, snakes are a continued scientific marvel.
Here’s what we know about these mysterious creatures. Unsurprisingly there are many interesting facts about snakes.
Scientists are not sure if the snake understands whether or not it has been decapitated. The decapitated snakehead is still able to bite and inject venom.
In 2004, Titanoboa was first excavated in Colombia. This has been described as the largest snake fossil to ever have been found.
Most snakes are brown, woody looking, or camouflaged. This is to ensure that the snakes survive during their lifetime.
Their mandibles are detached, unlike humans, which makes it easier for them to ‘chew’ food twice the size of their bodies.
Snakes like the Golden Tree snake and Paradise Flying snake, found in Southeast Asia, maneuver through the forest by flying or gliding from one tree to the next.