Asked in Boas
What do anacondas boa constrictors and pythons do differently when they kill their prey?
Asked in Pythons, Rattlesnakes, The Difference Between
What is the difference between a python and a rattle snake?
Pythons are constrictors, and rattlers are pit vipers, which kill by injecting venom. Pythons suffocate prey by constriction. Pythons normally are much larger. ...
Asked in Snakes
What snakes constrict?
What Are They: Constricting snakes are a family of snakes that consists of all boas, pythons, and anacondas. This family of snakes do not kill with biting or venom they squeeze there prey until the blood stops flowing to the brain or they can`t breathe. Anacondas are the largest snake not only out of constrictors but out of all snakes. Anacondas have grown to be 37 feet! The pythons and boas can be very large too but not as big. Pythons...
Are boas poisonous?
Boas are not poisonous because they are constrictors. They do not need poison to kill their prey they squeeze it to death. It's the same with pythons; they both constrict because they are both types of constrictors. The biggest difference between the two is that boas have live young and pythons lay eggs. ...
Asked in Tigers, Zoology or Animal Biology, Anaconda
Can a tiger kill an anaconda?
The two animals live on different continents, so would never come into conflict. However, the jaguar does sometimes kill anacondas, and is smaller than the tiger. Tigers have been known to kill pythons, which are nearly as large as the anaconda. So, yes, tigers can kill anacondas. ...
Asked in Animal Behavior, Snakes
How do snakes kill prey?
Some snakes paralyse their prey with a poisonous bite, injecting venom into the bloodstream via their long fangs- once the prey is paralysed, it can then be swallowed by the snake. This is true of cobras, rattlesnakes, vipers, and many other types. Other snakes, such as pythons, boa constrictors and anacondas, crush their victims to death by wrapping their strong muscular bodies around them and squeezing tight, causing suffocation and crushing bones. ...
Asked in Monkeys
What are monkeys enemies?
The monkeys enemies are: big cats, tigers, jaguars and big snakes, which are pythons and boa constrictors . Sometimes apes kill the monkeys, which is sad, because they're cousins. Cannabis are also another type of monkey. They'll kill each other if their territory is invaded. Sadly, humans go hunting and kill the monkeys. ...