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Name: joe
Status: student
Age: K-3
Location: IL
Country: N/A
Date: 2/18/2005

Why do snakes go up trees?

A lot of different kinds of snakes go into trees. Sometimes they travel from place to place in trees. Sometime they hide/sleep there. Sometimes they catch food in the trees. Sometimes they ambush ground animals from trees. Some friends of mine from Louisiana had a video tape of two rat snakes mating in a tree.

M. Loop


Like all animals, snakes will go where they find something they need. Many snakes that climb trees are looking for food. Some may raid bird nests for eggs, some may hunt insects in trees. Many species of snakes never climb trees.

J. Elliott

Snakes climb trees because they might feel safer from their enemies in the trees. If the snake is small, it might be able to find food like insects in the trees. Some snakes climb trees to eat the eggs out of a birds nest.

Grace Fields

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