According to one study snakes keep their venom in their livers. The authors of the study found that the venom of some species of snakes is stored in the liver while the venom of other species is stored in the pancreas.
So where do snakes keep their venom? It turns out that the answer may depend on the species of snake.
How long can a snake go without eating?
Up to a year
How much venom can a snake produce?
venom production varies but it is estimated that the average venom yield per bite is 100-120 mg
How fast can a snake strike?
3 to 0.
What is the average lifespan of a snake?
What is the maximum length of a snake?
The longest snake ever recorded was a reticulated python (Python reticulatus) which measured 32 feet 9 inches (9.
What is the maximum weight of a snake?
The heaviest snake ever recorded was a green anaconda (Eunectes murinus) which weighed 97 kg (213 lb)
How many times can a snake shed its skin?
A snake can shed its skin as many as 7 times a year
What is the smallest snake in the world?
The smallest snake in the world is the thread snake (Leptotyphlops carlae) which measures just 10 cm (3.
9 in) in length
How many calories does a snake need to consume per day?
A snake needs to consume around 10% of its body weight in calories per day
What is the average temperature of a snake’s body?
The average temperature of a snake’s body is around 30°C (86°F)
What is the average heart rate of a snake?
The average heart rate of a snake is around 100 beats per minute
How many eggs can a snake lay at one time?
The number of eggs a snake can lay at one time varies by species but can be as many as 100
How long does it take for a snake to digest its prey?
It takes a snake around 4 to 5 days to digest its prey
What is the average speed of a snake?
The average speed of a snake is around 1 m/s (3.
How far can a snake see?
A snake can see around 10 cm (4 in) in front of it