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Snakes: Venom vs. Constriction

Snakes are complex predator that have unique ways to catch and eat their food. While most people think of snakes as being venomous, only about 20% of all snakes in the word are venomous. Venomous Snakes Store their venom in their fangs, which are hollow. Some snakes have their fangs in the front of their…

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Types of Snake Teeth

All snakes have teeth, but not all snakes have the same teeth. While there are some similarities (all snakes swallow their food whole, meaning no teeth are used for chewing food) there are many differences. Snake teeth can be categorized into four different groups: Aglyphous Means “lacking in grooves” All teeth are similar in shape…

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Venomous vs. Poisonous

What’s the difference between venomous and poisonous? While many people think the words are interchangeable, they’re actually not. Both venom and poison are bad things to come into contact with, but how one goes about contacting them can be very different.   Venom is something that is injected into your body in order to feel…

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