Big Snakes

Burmese Python

Several Giant size snakes wander our planet, but does anyone have any clear idea of the species of snake that is the biggest among them? These snakes are included in the list of the world’s big snakes. What do you mean when you say, ‘the biggest world’s snake?’ controversies have been raging on this for … Read more

Banded Water Snake

Banded Water Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Colubridae Subfamily:        Natricinae Genus:        Nerodia Species:        N. fasciata Binomial name:        Nerodia fasciata The Banded Water Snake, otherwise known as Southern Water Snake Nerodia Fasciata, is not poisonous and more of an aquatic … Read more

Asp Snake

Asp Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Elapidae Genus:        Naja Species:        N. Haje Asp is an attempt at the Anglicization of the word aspis which in the old terms referred  to any one of the venomous snakes you could find along … Read more

Adder Snake

Adder Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Viperidae The Adder Snake is the Britain’s sole poisonous snake. These Adders have the most sophisticated mechanism of injecting venom, yet these animals are not violent. Adders make use of their venom only in dire cases, … Read more

Anaconda

Anaconda

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Boidae Subfamily:        Boinae Genus:        Eunectes Species:        E. murinus Binomial name:        Eunectus murinus Does the name Anaconda send chills down your spine?  Some movies have projected the snakes as arch villains, ready to … Read more

Pet Snakes

Pet Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Reptilia Order:  Squamata Family:  Ophidia Suborder:  Serpentes Infraorders:  Alethinophidia, Scolecophidia Most people have varied pet interests, but employ safe and secure means to pet them. Some animals like dogs and cats are easy, but those wanting to own a pet snake are a breed of their own. Snakes are … Read more