Category: Other Reptile Stuff

  • Everything You Need to Know About Snake Mites

    Everything You Need to Know About Snake Mites

    One of the most common pet snake illnesses is a snake mite infestation. Knowing how to prevent and treat them can be the difference between a healthy snake and one that suffers from a variety of related health problems.  The key to key to preventing and removing mites from your snake is a quarantine period…

  • Top 3 Best Snakes for Beginners

    Top 3 Best Snakes for Beginners

    The time has come to finally begin researching your first snake. While this is an exciting time, it’s important to take time to research and find the best fit for you and your skills. To help navigate the dozens of popular snakes available as pets, I’ve created this list of the top three best beginner…

  • Best Snakes to Have as Pets

    Best Snakes to Have as Pets

    Reptiles are becoming more popular as pets. According to PFMA(Pet Food Manufacturers Association) snakes are in .4% of homes in the United States in 2020. It seems like a small percentage, but that’s approximately 1.3 million homes! There are lots of snakes that make great pets. Let’s take a look at the best ones. Don’t…

  • 50+ Cool Facts About Snakes to Cure Boredom

    50+ Cool Facts About Snakes to Cure Boredom

    Snakes have a bad reputation for being slimy and evil throughout history. These assumptions are based on misinformation that has been passed down from generation to generation. The more we know about these commonly misunderstood creatures based on scientific observations, the better we can understand them. Scientists have studied and logged snakes since the 16th…

  • What does an ouroboros symbolize?

    What does an ouroboros symbolize?

    The Ouroboros (pronounced or-oh-BOR-os) symbol depicts a snake eating its tail, usually forming a perfect circle. This symbol first appeared in ancient Egypt around 5000 B.C. Many cultures have adopted this symbol and made it into its own including Greek culture where the word originated. Although it is traditionally depicted as a snake eating its…

  • Why do snakes eat their own tail?

    Why do snakes eat their own tail?

    I was sitting here admiring my corn snake, Peaches, when my mind flashed back to a video I’d seen of a snake eating its own tail. Because these types of videos tend to go viral, you may have seen this one or one similar to it. The thing is, I never found out why the…