The snake is one of the most successful reptiles thrive in the world . In mountains , forests , deserts , plains , farms , neighborhoods , to the sea , may be found snakes . However, as is generally cold-blooded animals , snakes increasingly
rare in cold places , such as on the tops of the mountains , in the area
of Ireland and New Zealand and the regional areas of snow or polar
Many kinds of snakes all his life wandering in the trees and almost never hit the ground . Many other types of life creeping over the surface of the soil or infiltrate infiltrate under litter or piles of rocks . While most of the other living aquatic or semi - aquatic in rivers , swamps , lakes , and seas .
Snakes prey on various species of animals smaller than her body . Aquatic snakes prey on fish , frogs , tadpoles , fish and even eggs . Snakes and tree snakes prey on terrestrial birds , mammals , frogs , reptiles kinds of others, including its eggs . Large snakes such as pythons and development can prey goats, deer , elk and even humans