The destruction of snake’s natural habitat to make way for human dwelling has resulted in the reduction of many snake species. The importance of snakes can not be overlooked, mainly because
- Snakes play a critical role in our environment, because of their role in the food chain
- Some of the snakes are at the top of the food chain (top level) predators.
- They have a critical role in controlling insect and other invertebrate populations
- Snakes are also food for other predators