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Snakes are creepy creatures that some of them mermerize us with their color, however some people have a phobia of them.

Here are the facts you might not know about the snakes:

1.Venomous snakes have elliptical-shaped pupils while the non-venomous snakes have round-shaped pupils.

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2.Snakes do not use their tongues to smell. A snake tongue just detects the scent particles, gathers and transfers them to Jacobson. The tongue acts in this way.

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3.Snakes have been the cenral to many legends and mythologies. Almost in every culture and religion, snakes symbolize different things.

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Venomous snakes have a triangular-shaped head, however non-venomous snakes have a spoon-shaped rounded head. They almost do not have a neck.

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One of the top deadliest snakes is the Inland Taipan which can be found in Australia. It can kill 100 people and 250.000 mouse with a single bite.

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Venomous snakes have little scales on their heads.

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They can hibernate up to three years under favorable conditions.

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Snakes do not have eyelids. Instead, there is a cornea covering their eyes. They are unable to close their eyes and they sleep with their eyes open.

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Venomous snakes have two large fangs at the front of their mouth, and they use their fangs to inject venom into the prey and kill, however non-venomous snakes also have teeth but they are harmless.

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Snakes do not have external ears, they can only respond to low frequency sounds.

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