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Do Snakes Give Birth to Live Young or Lay Eggs? The Answer!

Snakes are such a large and successful family of animals that they reproduce in more than one way. They lay eggs, give birth, or do both. In the last way, the female lays very, very thinly shelled eggs in her oviduct, where the babies hatch. She then gives birth to the babies. About seventy percent …

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How Do Snakes Swim? All You Need to Know is Here!

Snakes are highly interesting species on earth without a doubt. Unlike most creatures in the reptile family, snakes are without arms and legs. This begs the question of how it is that they manage to move and glide so gracefully across various surfaces, including water. All snakes can swim, and if, like me, you’re wondering …

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How to Tell a Snake’s Gender? Really? That’s It?

Telling a snake’s gender is not as easy as looking at the snake and saying oh, it’s a female or a male. Snakes do not have any indicators of their sex that are accurately visible, like humans and other animals. You can only tell a snake’s true gender by examining the snake’s inner organ or …

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How Do Snakes Breathe? It Works Like This!

Most people don’t even think about how a snake breathes. It seems impossible with its long thin body that there are organs inside. However, snakes do have lung(s) that they use to breathe.   How do Snakes Breathe? Snakes breathe by letting air enter their nostrils and mouth. They will then contract their rib cage …

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