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SNAKES: Snakes belong to the reptilian order squamata. Absence of eyelids, external ear openings, and limbs distinguishes them from their relative, the lizard. Snakes are carnivorous, with an acute sense of sight and smell. ‘Serpentine’ (A method of progression by the lateral undulations of the body.) locomotion, ‘sensory pits’(A sense organ sensitive to heat radiation, thus assisting in locating and capturing of prey) and the ‘poison glands’(Modified salivary glands which secret poison, a mixture of cell dissolving proteins. It’s a weapon for capturing prey, defense and as a digestive aid) are unique to snakes.
TYPES OF SNAKES:
This harmless, olive-brown snake is beautifully. Ornamented with black and white cross bars that gradually disappear along the mid body. This can be plucky and aggressive if irritated but temperaments very. It feeds on small mammals and amphibians. It is found throughout India, although it is fairly common southwest India. In Maharashtra’s konkan region, it is believed to be the female cobra. Little is known about breeding habits. And enacting possibly occurs in January with hatchings being born in July.