Venomous Snakes

SNAKES
SNAKES
SNAKES Justin Keith Mr. Curtwright Biology Keith 1 Have you ever wondered exactly what a snake is? Snakes are elongated, limbless reptiles that have often appeared in art and mythology. Scientists have currently discovered an estimated 2,500-3,000 living species of snakes living throughout the world except in the arctic regions. There is one exception to the old world viper, which has been found as far north as Scandinavia (60? North Latitude). The size variation of snakes ranges from slender b
The Rain Forest - Example Of A Flourishing Ecosystem
The Rain Forest - Example Of A Flourishing Ecosystem
The Rain Forest - Example of a Flourishing Ecosystem Simply stated the word ecology means the relationship of living things to their surrounding and to each other. The rainforest is on of the biggest and best examples of a flourishing ecosystem. With the almost unlimited amount of species found within the rainforest something new is bound to be found every time one is looked at. In this essay I hope to outline and explain the various species of plants, animals, people and others that make up t
Desert Biome
Desert Biome
Desert Biome The desert is a biome or as a life zone, for example another biome would be tundra. The desert in western United States in caused by the coastal ranges and the gigantic Sierras in California. These mountains cause the clouds to rain and by the time they reach the other side, there is little or no moisture left in them. That is why deserts are so cold. The desert is a very amazing place. In a place that most people would believe to inhospitable, life blossoms. Each animal and plant
With Itís Long Slender Body The Snakeís Probably The Funniest Shaped C
With Itís Long Slender Body The Snakeís Probably The Funniest Shaped C
With it's long slender body the snake's probably the funniest shaped creature you will ever encounter. There are many points about this wonderful Reptile that make it a high asset to the world. It has been said that people are always afraid of what's different, afraid of what they don't know. Well, in less than 10 min, I promise you will know all the answers to all the questions that you have ever had about snakes. From questions like what is a Thamnophis sirtalis, to were the butt is located. F
Rattlesnakes Of The Southwest
Rattlesnakes Of The Southwest
Rattlesnakes Of The Southwest Rattlesnakes of the Southwest Rattlesnakes are very common in North America; they mainly range from Arkansas to Southern California. Rattlesnakes as most people known use a rattle, located at the ends of their tail, to warn people of their location. Rattlesnakes are from the Pit Viper family of snakes. They use pits located in their head to sense heat from prey or predators. Some rattlesnakes can sense heat from a mouse from as far as twelve feet away. Some common r
Snake Bites
Snake Bites
Snake Bites Bob was walking in the woods one day when his life was put in great danger. He had just stepped over a log when he felt a sharp sting on the back of his leg. He looked down and saw two small puncture wounds on his leg. The stinging sensation instantly went throughout his body and that was when he saw a snake still laying beside the log he had just stepped over. Bob had many questions running through his head. He didnt know what to do. He didnt know if the snake was poisonous. Bob b