Snake Facts – Interesting Facts about Snakes

Snake Facts for Kids

Snakes are covered in scales.

Snake’s skin is dry and smooth.

Snakes shed their skin number of times in a year.

Cobras and black mambas are some species of snake that use venom to hunt and kill their prey.

Snakes tightly wrap their prey and suffocate it to death, the process is called constriction.

Some sea snakes can breathe partially with their skin allowing them to make longer underwater dives.

Snakes are found on every continent except Antarctica.

Snakes have internal but not external ears.

Snakes respond to the movement in snake charming performance but not to the sound.

3,000 species of snakes are found.