Awesome Snake Facts

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1. If you are bitten by a poisonous snake, and fail to receive medical attention, you still have a 50% chance of survival.
2. Some snakes can survive without food for two years at a time by digesting their own hearts.
3. Snakes can't chew.
4. Snakes don’t have eyelids.
5. The frilled shark is a super-rare shark that closely resembles prehistoric sharks. It can swallow food whole like a snake!
6. The world’s shortest snake is four inches long and often mistaken for an earthworm.
7. There is a snake venom that causes you to bleed from all holes of your body.
8. In the Second World War, the Allies had a plan to drop boxes of poisonous snakes on enemy troops.
9. 6% of drivers will go out of their way to hit an animal they hate, like a tarantula or a snake.
10. Snakes kill 100,000 people every year.
11. Samuel L. Jackson demanded that the studio keep "Snakes on a Plane" as the title because it was the only reason he accepted the role.
12. The black widow's venom is 15 times more deadly than a rattlesnake's.
13. A grass snake can move at 4.2 miles per hour
14. Human skin is made up of keratin, which is the same material the makes up the scales of snakes and armadillos.
15. When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.
16. The mortality rate if bitten by a Black Mambo snake is over 95%.
17. Some women prefer to insert the tail of a snake to pleasure themselves from its wriggling. This is called Ophidicism.
18. The venom in 1 bite from a Fierce Snake could kill 250,000 mice.
19. Some lizard species have no legs and have to move around like snakes.

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