Most popular pet snake is the king. Most common pet name for same is Elvis.
The western diamondback rattlesnake can inject enough venom in one bite to kill 45 people.
Some of the genuine old-time fiddlers put rattlesnake rattles in their violins to keep out insects. Italian violinists of 400 years ago kept toads in their instruments for the same reason.
The deadliest snake is the King Cobra. It’s big, too...can grow up to 18 feet long.
The milk snake absolutely won’t drink milk.
Cleopatra was killed by an Egyptian Cobra, not an asp. No asps lived in Cleopatra’s Egypt.
A rattlesnake can sense the heat of a human hand about 12 inches away.
When two rattlesnakes fight, they never bite each other. Gentleman’s agreement?
Every year at the Texas Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater, TX, they catch seven to eight tons of rattlesnakes!
Most snakes breathe in waltz time.
No snake is a vegetarian.
X-ray a live snake and you’ll kill it.
Snakes can’t back up.
Factoids about pythons & boa constrictors
Most turtles are deaf.