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Any of the numerous scaly, legless,long-bodied and sometimes venomous reptiles of the order Squamata.

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Animals; Snakes

Rattlesnakes are so named because they rattle their tails as a warning sign when threatened. They are a group of venomous snakes belonging to the subfamily of Crotalinae (pit vipers). Rattlesnakes ...


Animals; Snakes

Fang is a long, pointed tooth of an animal; A rattlesnake's fangs swing forward to inject poison into its prey.


Animals; Snakes

A kind of snake that kills its prey by coiling around and suffocating it. Boa constrictor and pythons are examples.

Boa constrictor

Animals; Snakes

Boa constrictor is a large, heavy-bodied species of nocturnal snake. It habits in North, Central, and South America, and in some islands in the Caribbean. All subspecies are called "Boa ...


Animals; Snakes

Pythons are non-venomous snakes which habits in Africa, Asia and Australia. They are the largest snakes in the world. Pythons are predators which kill their prey by constriction; they don’t crush ...


Animals; Snakes

Any of various species of venomous snakes are included in this class.

snake bite

Animals; Snakes

The bite of a snake, especially of a venomous one, which often involves puncture wounds inflicted by the snake's fangs. A snake bite by a poisonous snake can lead to death if not treated promptly.

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