There are different kinds of Cobras, like Spitting Cobras, Egyptian Cobras, Indian Cobras, and more. Cobras are venomous. Spitting Cobras are named for how they use their venom. They spit their venom into their prey's eyes and blind them. Cobras eat small animals like rats, mice, birds, and toads. There are six kinds of Cobras. Five kinds live in Africa and the other kind lives in Asia.
Rattlesnakes are named for the rattle on their tail. Each time a rattlesnake sheds, another button is added to its rattle. Rattlesnakes hunt at night. Rattlesnakes are venomous too.
There are some harmless Snakes out there too, like racers, bull snakes, and scarlet snakes.
|I took this photo of a bull snake |
in the Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
When snakes want to go fast they curve their body in a squiggly motion. Snakes come in different sizes.
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Photos from Google Images, with the exception of the bull snake photo.