Snaca

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rimbendsnaca
Cræftlicu endebyrdung
Rīce: Animalia
Stefn: Chordata
Understefn: Vertebrata
Flocc: Reptilia
Hād: Squamata
Underscipe: Serpentes

Snacan sind langlice, sceanlēase, flǣscetenda āðexan þæs unsderhādes Serpentes þe cann wesan geset gesundrod fram sceanclēasum āðexum þurh heora þearf ēaghringa and ūtweardra ēarena. Gelīce eallum scielledum āðexum sind snacan ūtanhātod, innoþfilmened hrycgdēor geþeaht mid oferlicgendum sciellum. Manig cynn snacena habbaþ hēafodbollan mid manigum mārum bānhlocum þonne āðexan, þe lǣtþ hīe tō swelgenne hȳðdēor swīðe māran þonne heora hēafdas mid swīðe wegendlicum ceafle. Tō lǣtenne heora nearu līc, snacena twinlicu līcdǣl (swelce cropas) standaþ ān ætforan ōðrum on stede ǣlc be ōðrum, and þæt mǣste dǣl snacena habbaþ efne āne wyrcende lungene. Sumu cynn healdaþ nafelbeltbān mid twinnesse unnyttra clāwa on ǣlcre sīde þæs earses.

Lifigende snacan wuniaþ on eallum hēafodlicum worulddǣlum būton Antarctice and on þǣm mǣstum dǣle īega. Fīftīene cnēorisa sind nū oncnāwen þe habbaþ 456 cnōsla and māran þonne 2,900 cynna.[1][2] Hīe sind on micelnesse fram swīðe smæl, se 10 huntoðena metera langa þrǣdsnaca, oþ pyþþenas and fæðmsnacan swā grēate swā 7.6 metera lange. Þæt nīwan gefundne stānbȳsen Titanoboa wæs 15 metera lang.

Þæt mǣste dǣl cynna sind unāttorbǣr and hīe þā habbaþ āttor brūcaþ hit hēafodlīce tō cwellenne and abegenne hȳþdēor ǣr þonne tō beorgenne selfe. Sumu cynn habbaþ āttor þe is strang genōg tō sārlīce awerdenne oþþe tō cwellenne menn. Þā þe sind unāttorbǣr oþþe ge swelgiaþ hȳþdēor cwic oþþe cwellaþ hit it þurh fæðmunge.

Fruman[adihtan]

  1. Bysen:ITIS
  2. Colubridae species list at the TIGR Reptile Database. Accessed 4 December 2008.