How do snakes get food?


Snakes get their food by hunting for it. Snakes are carnivores, and they look for many different types of animals to consume. Snakes will eat mice, rats, gophers, and other animals. Larger snakes can even eat deer, pigs, monkeys, or other smaller snakes. Snakes eat their prey by swallowing it whole. They do this by opening their jaws, which work like a hinge, wide enough to consume the prey, then swallowing it, where the body breaks down the body of the animal.
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia
Poisonous or harmless, large or small, all snakes - from the desert rattlesnake to the dwarf pipe snake - have certain things in common: a long, thin shape; scaly, legless bodies; and unblinking, lidless eyes. Like all reptiles, snakes rely on the heat…
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Snakes hunt smaller animals like rodents and they eat their prey whole. Some like he boa and python usually wrap their bodies around the body and squeeze it to death. Others like the cobra and copperhead attack the prey by injecting poison to first paralyse it.
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