Snakes have a variable internal temperature. They have a thermic optimum, TMP, a preferential average, witch is ideal for them. There is also the TMC, the maximum to avoid. Snake have an intern heat and they can regule their own temperature themselves.
Venom of someone of the snakes prepare to stomaching in killing the prey. Hemotoxic one attack the blood, neurotoxic one attack the nervous system and cytotoxic destroy the cellular tissue, but this species are forbiden in captivity without an autorisation.
Snakes are all over the world exept polar zones, and customs are very differents with species, like if they are aquatics, or Ground tree-dwelling. Most of them eats rodents like mices, rats, but also eggs for some of them,game, hinds or others snakes. For some of humans, snakes are a good food, or serve for the medicine but in our society, 95% of imported snakes are just imported for their patterns, to serve for their skins to make bags. Only 5% of imported snakes serve for us.
Boas and pythons are very popular, but some adults snakes are dangerous because not enough controllable by a man. A snake lives a long time, and they grows a lot, they need more and more food and more and more space. Take care of your pets, your children before take one. We have to think about it before to take one at home, because a snake have requirements.
A snake could attack in 2 ways. They can defend themselves and wanted to take you away by hurting you quickly, mouth closed. More rarely, he can bite you and try to enrol you. The prey’s breeth encourage the snake to squeeze more and more. The prey died by the attack or by the asphixy. To avoid the attack, you have to touch you animals sometimes, and not only to give them food. You also have to wash your hands if you touch mices before to take your snake in hands. More you take your snake in your hand, more you are not shy with him, and more the snake is shy.
If he is in shed, don’t touch him, or when he eats or when the female is with his little eggs. Some species are shy, like the ball python for example.