Facts About Snakes Video for Kids


This video reveals a lot of interesting facts about snakes.

                                                      Snake Facts

Snakes are reptiles and can be easily found across the world.

Fast facts: –

  • Snakes are carnivores (meat eater) reptiles.
  • Snake’s scales are made up of Keratin.
  • The biggest snake is reticulated python. It can grow up to 32 feet.
  • The thread snake is the smallest snake.
  • They do not have eyelids.
  • These reptiles cannot bite or chew their food so they have to swallow it whole at once.
  • They can eat prey bigger than their head because of their flexible jaws.
  • They have internal ears not external ones.
  • Vine snakes have binocular vision.
  • They can be easily found on any continent except Antarctica.
  • Snakes, used in performances, respond to the movement not the sound.
  • The Hognose, Grass snake and the Spitting Cobra will fake death when threatened. They flip into their backs, open their mouths and let their tongue flop out.
  • There are more than 2800 species of snakes can be found all over the world.
  • Generally, they have a very special skin type, smooth but dry.
  • They shed their skin a number of times in a year.
  • They have good smelling power but they use their tongue for that.
  • Pythons kill their prey by wrapping around it and suffocating.
  • Some sea snakes can breathe through their skin which allows them to stay underwater for a longer time.
  • Anacondas are large but non-venomous snakes, mostly found in South America. They can reach up to 16 feet. They are thickest.