Snakes – Is a reptile that is ectothermic and carnivore
Snakes, ectotherminic mans that the bodytemperature is balanced to the environment. So if it is cold outside the body will be cold. Carnivore means that animals just eat meat.
Some snakes can feel the body temperature of prey with the nose and almost every one use the tongue to track their prey. For the most, snakes live on the mainland but there are around 60 that lives in the oceans.
They live all around the world except som parts like arctic, Iceland, Ireland, New Zealand etcetra. The huge species richness are in the tropical regions
(1) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snakes , 10 april 2013)
(2) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ectotherm , 10 april 2013)
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