Quick Answer: How many species of snakes are there in the Philippines?

The Philippine archipelago is an exceptionally biodiverse region that includes at least 112 species of land snakes from 41 genera and 12 families.

Is it illegal to kill snakes in Philippines?

It is illegal to kill or catch them. Unfortunately, It is also illegal to “rescue” them and keep them as pets.

Which country has most snakes?

Ilha da Queimada Grande in Brazil has been called one of the world’s deadliest islands because it has the highest concentration of venomous snakes anywhere in the world.

Do they eat snake in the Philippines?

Snakes end up on the dining table of the Filipinos as a tasty dish called “Adobong Ahas” (snake adobo) primarily because of the curative and aphrodisiac effects of snakes as some local folks believe.

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