Sunday, 14 August 2011

Snakes and Owls

These photographs were taken a few days ago. This was the first time I'd ever held a snake (which was really heavy) and the first time I'd held an owl. There's always a first time for everything!

Snake Facts

#1 Snakes have no eyelids
#2 Snakes are completely deaf
#3 Snakes move by using special muscles attached to their ribs
#4 Snakes can swallow big prey, three times bigger than their own mouth
#5 Most snakes have over 200 teeth

Sarah the snake

Owl Facts

#1 An owl can hear a mouse 60 feet away
#2 An owl has three sets of eyelids
#3 An owl can turn its face upside down
#4 An owl can open and close its ears
#5 All owl eggs are white

Disco the owl

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