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5 Snakes That Look Like Cottonmouths

If you live near wetland or swampy areas of the southeastern U.S., you are probably familiar with cottonmouths. These snakes are excellent swimmers, but they are also highly venomous. Worst of all, there are plenty of other snakes that hang out near the water that are perfectly harmless, and many of these are easy to … Read more

What is a Komodo Dragon?

Komodo Dragon Vs Crocodile: Side By Side

You’ve probably heard of the Komodo dragon, and undoubtedly you’re familiar with crocodiles. These are two of the largest and most powerful types of reptiles in the world. So, what would happen if they went up against each other in a fight? Keep reading as we compare and contrast the Komodo Dragon vs. the crocodile. … Read more

Do Wood Turtles Hibernate?

Does The Wood Turtle Hibernate?

Have you ever wondered where turtles go in the winter? Maybe you’ve observed the wood turtles hanging out in wooded areas near your home. Their disappearance during colder weather may have caused you to wonder: does the wood turtle hibernate? If so, why? When? And how does it hibernate? Keep reading as we explore the … Read more

Snake-necked turtles

7 Turtles That Look Like Snapping Turtles

You’ve probably been warned to stay away from snapping turtles–these beastly reptiles can do some serious damage if they bite down on your fingers or arms. Have you ever been concerned that you might confuse a snapper with another, more harmless type of turtle? If so, read on to learn more about turtles that look … Read more

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7 Snakes That Look Like Copperheads

You may have heard that copperheads are venomous snakes that live throughout the eastern and southeastern parts of the United States. If you live in or are visiting this area, you probably want to avoid these snakes. But did you know there are other types of snakes that look similar? And many of them are … Read more

snakes that look like rattlesnakes

8 Snakes That Look Like Rattlesnakes

If you live in an area with rattlesnakes, you definitely want to avoid them. Their painful bites can cause tissue damage and even death. But what if that isn’t a rattlesnake you’re looking at? Are there other snakes out there that look similar? Keep reading to find out more about the snakes that look similar … Read more

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10 Animals With More Than Two Eyes

If you wore glasses as a kid, you probably got teased and called “four-eyes” by your peers. But did you know that some animals actually have four eyes? In fact, some have many more than that! Keep reading for a list of 10 animals with more than two eyes. Animals With More Than Two Eyes … Read more

how many eggs do wood turtles lay

How Many Eggs Do Wood Turtles Lay?

Wood turtles share many similarities with other semiaquatic turtles, but one thing that sets them apart is the small number of offspring they produce. So, how many eggs do wood turtles lay? What are their mating habits? And how long does it take young wood turtles to reach sexual maturity? Keep reading! In this article, … Read more

Is the Wood Turtle Endangered?

How To Tell The Age Of A Wood Turtle?

Perhaps you found a wood turtle on your latest hike and are curious about its age. Or perhaps you have one that you’re keeping as a pet and you would like to determine how old it is. Whatever the reason for your search, you’ve come to the right place! In this article, we’ll discuss how … Read more

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