What is Snake Venom

How Snakes Got Their Venom

According to researches, snake venom is  a “Highly evolved weaponized saliva” and it contains proteins already found in a snakes body, as well as various other toxins.This lethal cocktail combination has evolved and mutated over time to become a highly customized venom, unique to each snake species.

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Snake Tongs (Review)

Equipment and tools to help you handle your snakes   When it comes to keeping snakes and other reptiles one thing is for sure,you will need some tools to help you with your daily activity’s. Feeding is the first that comes to mind,never try and feed a snake with your bare hands!  This is probably…

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Exo Terra Incubator (Review)

 Reptile Incubators If you are keeping reptiles for a while now,you will unavoidably think at some point to breed them.Most reptiles lay eggs as opposed to some that lay  live baby’s,so an incubator is necessary to archive the correct conditions for the reptile eggs you are incubating .Exo Terra launched Exo Terra Incubator Unit a…

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Is Your Snake Not Eating ?

Before coming up with a solution to the problem “why is my snake not eating” you must first establish the probable causes. Below are some common ones:

Environment

Snakes which have been introduced to a new environment will habitually take a while to correctly adjust & consequently turn down food for several weeks. This is usually considered the norm, so before worrying about its eating habits, ensure you give it a couple of weeks to become comfortable in its new surroundings. Some snakes may need even longer, such as Royal Pythons which can need a month or more to settle in before happily feeding. Whilst in this stage of settling it is recommended to upset you snake as little as possible.

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