Family: Colubridae, Order: Squamata, Class: Reptilia; 304 genera, 1938 species; largest snake family; includes about 2/3 of snake species; earliest of the family date to Oligocene epoch; found on every continent except Antarctica; most are nonvenomous, except a few groups
With fewer than 200 left in the wild, the Florida panther is outnumbered by thousands of invasive Burmese pythons in the Everglades. representative to help protect the Florida panther from a python invasion.
Looks like a scary exhibit! Smithsonian Natural History Museum is hosting the exhibition "Titanoboa: Monster Snake" through Jan. Scientists found the remains of the largest snake ever at 48 feet--luckily it was alive 65 million years ago!
PHOTOS: Meet Titanoboa, The Snake That Could Swallow Crocodiles Whole
full-size replica of Titanoboa, a prehistoric snake going on display tomorrow at the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History. it was 48 feet long and weighed one-and-a-half tons, making it the world's largest predator at the time