Do Snakes Hibernate?

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Snakes hibernate and estivate to get away from the cold or heat. When hibernating, the snake's heartbeat slows and it needs less oxygen and energy. Its body temperature fall, breath slowly and eat a lot before hibernating.
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Groups of snakes hibernate together during the winter in dens burrowed underneath the frost level.
Frequently, these dens are in rock crevices, animal burrows, or deep holes under root balls.
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The period of snake hibernation generally depends upon the temperatures within the region in which the snakes live. In various subtropical and tropical parts of the world, most snakes
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Some snakes do hibernate but some doesn't. They hibernate to stay away from the cold since they can't make themselves warm.
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possibly two reasons- at time of winters at times when they find no food but still i don't think all snakes hibernate
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