Animal Sex: How Snakes Mate (Photos) | How Snake Farmers can Maximize Their Profit by Snake Reproduction
Today, we take a look at how snakes carry out their reproductive process which is commonly known as mating in animal science. This post will help snake farmers who rear snakes mainly for their poison and other benefits maximize their profit by making it possible for their snakes to mate and reproduce many more.
Snakes are very perculiar animals that most people can't find use for. With their sinuous bodies, sharp fangs and, most times, potent venom, snakes have long struck fear into the hearts of humans, our primate ancestors and even members of their kingdom, The animal kingdom. But when it comes to mating, do these ancient reptiles have a softer side at all?
According to a concrete research, there are more than 3,000 species of snakes existing today, living on all continents of the world with Antarctica as exception, as well as many islands across the globe. Though snakes garner much media and research attention, the reproductive strategies of many species are still shrouded in mystery and hence, this publication.
Snake farmers are having a whole lot of challenges in the reproduction of these creatures which means they depend on suppliers instead of multiplying that which was already supplied. "There is a whole lot that we don't know about snake mating systems," said snake researcher Andrew Durso of Utah State University, United States of America.
The garter snake unlike most snakes have their mating behaviour extensively studied. Female garter snakes will ..... ........... .....
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