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WORLD SNAKE DAY


World Snake Day held every year on July 16. Aims to increase awareness regarding the over 3.500 snake species that exist across the world The fascinating reptiles are often not given the recognition they deserve just because of the bad reputation they have earned over the years Not all of them are as scary or poisonous as we believe them to be.

Every year, at least440, 000 Pythons are slaughtered in Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam just to produce fashion accessories. But we’re here to tell you that snakes can be quite charming. (“Snake Charmers”, on the other hand, are vile)

WE HOPE THESE 15 INTERESTING SNAKE FACTS WILL HELP YOU WARM UP

TO OUR REPLILIAN FRIENDS.

1 .They is shy and Secretive and they don’t go picking fightsor bite out of spite, as they’re not aggressive or territorial. They only strike in order to eat or defend themselves order when necessary.

2. Snake venom immobilizes prey and aids in digestion by breaking down flesh.

– Venomous even snakes probably don’t even realize that venom. Some of they have them have even died after biting and poisoning themselves by mistake.

3. Most snakes lay eggs but some species- including sea snake give birth!

4. Snake smell with the tongue and can even tell which direction a smell is coming from.

5. Snakes are Bony- they can have up to 1,200 bones.

6. Snakes don’t have eyelids and sleep with their eyes open.


7. Snakes cannot chew these value their food whole.

WHY WORLD SNAKE DAY IS IMPORTANT?

It highlights how critical snakes are to the ecosystem. Like critically other living creatures on this planet, snakes are extremely important for the ecosystem. This means, without snakes, in negative chain reaction for the environment may be triggered.


Snakes are hated across the world since they are seen as creatures that kill. However, not all snakes are dangerous, neither do they deserve to be hated and slaughtered. These day promotes the rights of snakes and shows how we can all coexist in harmony.

Numerous next pieces are declining due to climate change and deforestation. On this day, thousands of people make an effort to promote the preservation of endangered snakes.



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