I'm sure you already know this, but I'll make it clear anyway. Snakes do not produce milk. And snake milkers do not squeeze milk out of a snake like you would a cow. Snake milkers extract venom from snakes. But they also perform numerous other duties. Are they well-compensated for this? Is the snake milker salary enough to live off comfortably? You may be shocked … [Read more...] about Snake Milker Salary (Everything You Need To Know)
Types Of Boa Constrictors (Everything You Need To Know)
The words 'Boa Constrictor' strike fear in the heart of many. But there is no good reason for this. Even the largest boas have no interest in harming us, much less eating us. They may deliver a painful bite when threatened, but apart from pain and bacteria, the bite poses no real danger. They certainly do not hunt and eat us, unlike what Hollywood would have you … [Read more...] about Types Of Boa Constrictors (Everything You Need To Know)
What Happens If A Snake Eats Something Too Big?
We've all heard the stories. Or even seen the images. Snakes swallowing things like alligators and huge cows. Or even humans. Perhaps the most famous image of recent times is that of an alligator that has eaten its way out of a snake's stomach after being swallowed. Both animals ended up dead. In other words, snakes eating huge prey definitely occurs. But what … [Read more...] about What Happens If A Snake Eats Something Too Big?
When Is Snake Season In Texas? (What You Need To Know)
There are a lot of snakes in Texas. In fact, it is the most snake-infested state in the US. It has 68 different snake species. But most are harmless. Texas certainly has some venomous snakes, but it does not lead the nation in that category. Nevertheless, it has enough of them that you want to take precautions when out in the wilderness during snake season. So, … [Read more...] about When Is Snake Season In Texas? (What You Need To Know)
When Do Rattlesnakes Come Out? (Most Active Times And Months)
There are times when your chances of encountering a rattlesnake are much higher. Certain months of the year and certain times of the day. Do you want to go hiking and are hoping to avoid rattlesnakes? Or are you actually hoping to encounter one (for whatever reason)? Either way, it pays to know when rattlesnakes come out. So when do rattlesnakes come out? What … [Read more...] about When Do Rattlesnakes Come Out? (Most Active Times And Months)
Blood Python Vs Ball Python (One Is Much Easier As A Pet)
One of these snakes is a great pet for beginners. The other is not. When comparing the blood python vs ball python, we see many similarities. But also some key differences. And a big one is the temperament. It is what makes one of these pythons much better for first-time snake owners than the other. Keep reading for a detailed comparison of the ball python and … [Read more...] about Blood Python Vs Ball Python (One Is Much Easier As A Pet)
Poisonous Snakes In Arizona (10 Venomous Snakes To Watch Out For)
Arizona has more venomous snake species than any other state. Most of them are rattlesnakes. Over half of all rattlesnake species make their home in the Grand Canyon State. Rattlesnakes are also the most dangerous species in the state. But another species has the most potent venom. Keep reading for a list of 10 poisonous snakes in Arizona, along with help in … [Read more...] about Poisonous Snakes In Arizona (10 Venomous Snakes To Watch Out For)
What Temperature Do Snakes Come Out?
If you hike in the winter, you have nothing to worry about. Unless you live in the tropics. In temperate climates, you won't see snakes in the colder months. You also won't see them during the heat of the day during the hotter months. So what temperature do snakes come out then? They have a specific range they like. Your chances of running into a snake are much … [Read more...] about What Temperature Do Snakes Come Out?
Signs Of Snakes In Your Yard (8 Telltale Signs To Look For)
I know this won't help. But I'll say it anyway: most snakes are harmless. Unless you live in an area with a large population of venomous snakes, any snake in your yard is likely to be harmless. In fact, it can actually help keep the rodent population down. But I understand that most people don't want skanes in their yard. How do you know you have a snake living … [Read more...] about Signs Of Snakes In Your Yard (8 Telltale Signs To Look For)
Most Poisonous Snake In The US (The Top 8)
There is one thing I always want to clear up. Snakes are venomous, not poisonous. But we titled this article 'most poisonous snakes in the US', because that is what most people search for. This way more searchers see this article and hopefully learn to search for 'most venomous snakes in the US' next time. So what is the most venomous snake? It actually … [Read more...] about Most Poisonous Snake In The US (The Top 8)