Kingsnakes, like most other colubrids, are not deadly, as they do not possess venom. Continue reading 5 Essential Mexican Black Kingsnake Care Guide for Beginners
2014 female Skittles Paradox Albino Piebald Silver Streak Chimera Ball Python is currently on the market for a whopping $29576! Continue reading 7 Piebald Ball Python facts and awesome Breeding Guide
Native to North America, corn snakes are non-venomous, medium-sized and relatively docile. Continue reading Snow Corn Snake Genetics and complete Breeding Guide
Fangs are a snake’s best defense against predators, and their best offence against prey. They’re sharp as razors, can fire out deadly venom, and are the primary deterrent keeping larger animals away from snakes. But there are probably a few things you didn’t know about snakes’ fangs. What’s the difference between teeth and fangs, for example? Do all snakes have teeth (or fangs)? What do … Continue reading Do All Snakes Have Teeth? 17 weird facts about snake teeth
As a rule, avoid large constrictors, venomous snakes, and snakes with more difficult husbandry requirements. Continue reading What are the 20 smallest pet snakes that stay small?
Ball python morphs come in a huge mix of colors, patterns and markings. On top of this, breeders are creating new morphs and color combinations all the time! What you like best is totally subjective. What is a ball python morph? Put simply, a morph is a mutation. It changes the way a snake looks, without changing the breed. These differences are on the surface … Continue reading 26 Types of Ball Python Morphs and Colors (9 Step Breeding & Genetics Guide)
Ball pythons are many things—boring is not one of them. As we’ve said in other guides, ball pythons (along with their friends, the rosy boas and corn snakes) provide breeders and herpetologists with a playground of experimentation. Their huge and vibrant range of color morphs, along with their relatively docile temperament and ease of handling, make them incredibly popular among pet owners. What is an … Continue reading Albino Ball Python Breeding and Genetics Uncovered
There are hundreds of subspecies of snake, and each requires a specific set of conditions. Think about it: in the wild, some snakes occupy mountainous terrains, while others live in deserts, or marshlands, or rainforests, or even in the sea! Recreating a snake’s natural habitat in an enclosure can seem like a daunting task. Luckily for you, ball pythons (aka Python regius) are not particularly … Continue reading Ball Python Enclosure and Vivarium Complete Setup for Beginners
Not many people can say they know a lot about the excretive routines of snakes. For example, did you know that snakes’ digestive systems are so efficient that they sometimes wait a whole year between toilet breaks? Well, read on to find out more! How does a snake go to the toilet? Snakes possess an organ called a cloaca, which controls basically all of their … Continue reading How do snakes poop and pee? What does snake poop look like?
Copperheads (Agkistrodon contortrix) are venomous pit-vipers, endemic to the southern and eastern states of the United States. Though uncommon, copperheads are well known, and are responsible for the largest number of snake bites within the United States. What do copperheads look like? Medium-sized with wide bodies, these snakes are brownish tan, with distinctive, dark, horizontal hourglass bands from head to tail. Their heads are triangular, … Continue reading How to identify a copperhead snake— What do they look like?