Snakes have never failed to ignite a feeling of inquisitiveness in human beings. Though the thought of even domestication of snakes may give a jolt to some people, it is true that man has tried to domesticate snakes from the very beginning of his existence in the world, not only for the purpose of getting to know them better but also for finding various ways to put them into useful purposes.Details
The variety and diversification that can be found in the snake kingdom can hardly be matched. Snakes are mainly classified into two groups-venomous and non-venomous. Contrary to popular beliefs, the percentage of venomous snakes that inhabit the earth is almost negligible in comparison to the non-venomous ones. Snakes can make as exotic pets only when the understanding about them by the owner is proper. There are quite a few things that need to be kept in mind before choosing a snake as a pet.Details
Current snake culture is comprised of irony. For millennia, snakes were worshipped, venerated. They were even hoisted as banners of certain deities, in Africa and Asia especially. Now, the once esteemed serpents are reviled and feared; most humans would rather not be in the vicinity of the most docile and harmless snake.
The term “pet snake” is, in today’s culture, an oxymoron. Many cannot conceivably imagine owning a snake as a pet— snakes are perceived as natural enemies to society. While some snakes are precarious beings (boa constrictors, for instance) many are virtually harmless, save a non-venomous bite or two. If the right kind is chosen, a snake can make a pretty awesome pet. If one divests his mind from fear, if he strips the stigma from the reptile, he may find owning a snake to be wonderful. There are a myriad of fallacies about snakes that need to be arrested. This article aims to do that. You might even be enticed to own a snake.
Why has mankind been so afraid of snakes? Perhaps it is the limbless body, the reptilian scales, or the cold-bloodlessness. Maybe, for some, it is the possibility of being assailed by its fangs. Whatever the reason, people aren’t adopting snakes into their household. They aren’t, and probably will never be, labeled asDetails