Category Archive: Snakes

Learn about the world's biggest snake species and the venomous snakes that roam our world.

Sep 06 2016

10 Deadliest Snakes on Earth

TOP 10 DEADLIEST SNAKES 10. The Carpet Viper — found in the dry regions of Africa, the Middle East, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, this snake appears to be responsible for more fatalities than all other African snake species combined, killing an estimated 20,000 agricultural workers each year. Venom Strength — Powerful enough to cause …

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Sep 06 2016

World’s BIGGEST Snake ever, Titanoboa

18 Titanoboa Facts World’s biggest Snake Ever Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction Event–or K/T Extinction Event First Appearance … Titanoboa made its appearance during the Paleocene epoch and was one of the first large reptiles to reclaim ecological niches that appeared after dinosaurs and marine reptiles died off at the end of the Cretaceous period. Those animals vanished …

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Nov 12 2015

8 Giant Snake Photos Explained

Some of the BIGGEST snakes in the world, these 8 incredible images of giant snakes are broken down and explained.                                                                       …

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Apr 02 2015

Top 5 Snake Spots Around the World

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With thousands of different snake species around the world, they exist on every continent except Antarctica.  Though some places host very few of the deadly reptiles, there are some places on the planet with such heavy concentrations of them that many people will not step foot on.  Here is a list of five places in the …

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Apr 02 2015

Top 5 Myths About Snakes: Debunked

#5. Pythons sometimes measure their prey before consumption. In a few tales that have spread around the internet, snake owners have reported strange behavior from their pets.  Often in these stories, the snake would refuse meals repeatedly and the owner would wake to find the snake in the bed with them, with its length stretched out …

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Jan 13 2015

World’s Most Toxic Snake

Meet the most venomous snake in the world. The Belcher’s sea snake aka Fainted Banded Snake and its venom is so powerful that no other snake on the planet comes close. Scientific name – Hydrophis belcheri. The Most Venomous Snake in the World There is constantly a debate on what snake is the most venomous. Some …

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Sep 23 2014

Holy Snake!

Though most public places shriek at the sight of a snake and are quick to get rid of it, the opposite is true for certain churches across the country. As a result of a select interpretation of a scripture in the bible, there are churches that not only welcome snakes to their mass, but also …

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Sep 19 2014

Top 10 Unbelievable Things Swallowed By Snakes

Even though snakes do not eat very frequently, they do not go hungry. Actually, the word “feast” as we know it is like a joke to many snakes around the world, and the phrase, “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse,” would not even be an exaggeration if said by certain snakes. When snakes …

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Sep 03 2014

Snakes in the Guinness Book of World Records

5. The Longest Snake in the World Medusa, a reticulated python, was recorded as the longest snake ever measured at an unbelievable 25 feet and 2 inches in length. In order to get her full measurement, it took fifteen men to hold her. Weighing in at 350 pounds, they each had at least twenty pounds of snake in their hands …

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Sep 02 2014

History of Giant Snake Attacks

Did you know there is a tribe in the Philippines where over 25% of the men have been attacked by a large constrictor snake? Agta Tribe and Giant Snake Encounters The tribe is the Agta who live in isolated mountain areas of the Philippines and considered the earliest inhabitants of the country. In 1976 Anthropologist …

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Sep 02 2014

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Texas Rattlesnakes

10. There are ten different species and subspecies of rattlesnakes that reside in Texas, which is more than any state other than Arizona.  The most common to interact with people in the region are the western diamondback, the prairie, and the eastern timber. 9. Fatalities from rattlesnake bites are actually more rare than most think. …

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Aug 28 2014

Severed Cobra Head Kills Chef

A Chef died after being bitten by the severed head of a spitting cobra he was preparing a meal for at a birthday party. This all went down in the Foshan, the Guangdong providence of Southern China. Spitting Cobra Head Bites Chef So is it possible for a decapitated snake head to kill things? “hell yes…” was snake expert Sean Bush’s …

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Aug 27 2014

How Many Rattlesnakes Can Fit in Your Mouth?

Jackie Bibby, also known as The Texas Snake Man, is quite a celebrity in the snake community. The snake handler, who specializes in rattlesnakes, has been performing unbelievable stunts and charming snakes for over forty years. Bibby made his rise to fame when he earned a few of the most obscure records ever recorded in …

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Aug 18 2014

Shark Attacks in 2014: Statistics and Survivors

Shark Attacks are not common, but according to sensationalism and harrowing survivor stories, the attacks themselves are the stuff of legends. However, shark attack statistics indicate that in 2013 there were 72 incidents of shark attacks reported worldwide that were unprovoked, meaning the victim did not aggravate or bring on the attack. In the 2013 …

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