The gestation period of snakes varies depending on the snake breed, but specifically, copperheads gestate for 3 to 9 months and tiger snakes gestate for approximately 3 months or 121 days. Snakes give birth by either laying eggs or live birth. Either way, the snakes are born as smaller versions of the adults and are completely self-sufficient needing no parental care.Know More
The female snake can store sperm inside of her reproductive tract after mating. From one insemination it is possible for the snake to produce three clutches of eggs or three litters of live birth young. Captive snakes will mate as long as they are properly paired according to age and sex. The average incubation time for snake eggs is anywhere from 55 to 60 days.
Copperheads are live birth snakes and can birth anywhere from two to ten snakes at one time. The larger females tend to birth larger litters. If they mate during the fall, they store sperm until hibernation is over. They then begin gestating their young.
The Tiger snake also gives birth to live young usually at the end of the summer or near the beginning of fall. On average, they birth between 20 to 30 young, but some have been known to give birth to as many as 70 at one time.Learn more about Snakes
Snakes use a variety of techniques and adaptations to defend themselves, including camouflage or fleeing from predators, as well as bluffing, biting and envenoming animals that threaten them. Most snakes seek to remain undetected by threatening animals and flee upon detection. However, snakes that are unable to escape may engage in a variety of defensive displays or deliver possible life-threatening bites.Full Answer >
Not all snakes are venomous, but even nonvenomous snakes are subject to strike if they feel frightened or sense danger. In North America, an easy way to determine if a snake is poisonous is to look at its pupils. With the exception of the coral snake, the pupils of poisonous snakes are elliptical or slit-like, much like the eyes of a cat, while the pupils of a non-venomous snake are round.Full Answer >
The amount of time chicken stays fresh in the freezer depends on its previous state as fresh or previously frozen chicken may last between 9 months and 1 year in the freezer while leftover chicken nuggets and patties remain fresh for 3 months after freezing. Cooked chicken stored as frozen leftovers remains fresh for up to 6 months; cooked whole chickens or chicken parts stay fresh up to 4 months; cooked ground chicken lasts up to 3 months; and chicken frozen with gravy might last 6 months. Although expiration dates exist for frozen poultry, these dates serve as guidelines for quality and freshness rather than spoiling, say experts at the United States Department of Health and Human Services, since frozen foods remain safe for a long period of time.Full Answer >
With proper care, sew-in and glue-in extensions can last for up to 3 months, whereas micro ring hair extensions can last from 6 to 9 months. The period varies according to the type of extensions and the level of maintenance.Full Answer >