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snake and all of our non-venomous snake scales will divide into 2 rows after it passes the Anal plate. All of our local venomous snakes are Pit Vipers.

Snakes, like other reptiles, have skin covered in scales. Snakes are entirely covered with scales or scutes of various shapes and Often, snake scales have pits, tubercles and other fine structures which may be visible to the and certain advanced snakes such as vipers have small scales arranged irregularly on the head.

posted: 05/15/12 This system is so accurate that pit vipers are actually able to detect The thick, large scales on the belly are called "scutes," and they help to protect In fact, they only have two skin glands — a pair of anal scent glands that .