These limbless wonders have been a source of fascination, fear, and awe for humans for centuries.

Did you know that over 3,000 species, ranging from the teeny-tiny thread snake to the massive anaconda, can grow up to 10 m (30 ft) long?

Snakes also have impressive abilities, like their ability to dislocate their jaw to swallow prey whole and their remarkable sense of smell, which helps them track their prey.

Despite their reputation as dangerous creatures, only about 600 species or 20% of snakes are venomous, and even those are rarely a threat to humans. So, cheer up! Only 200 species of snakes can kill severely wound you!

Snakes are quite beneficial to the environment, helping control rodent populations and pollinate plants. So the next time you come across a snake, don’t be so quick to run away in terror – take a moment to appreciate the incredible creatures that they are!

Now, are you ready to embrace the wild world of snakes and slither into a whole new adventure?