Some time ago a wise person decided to doodle hands on a cute pic of a snake he found. The result was so satisfying, he shared it on the internet. And then the doodle war began.

Some time ago we asked our readers to take part in this war, and we are so glad we did. Snakes don't always have the best reputation and are certainly not the cutest, but it turns out that all they needed were some expressive arms and hands!

This list, collected by Bored Panda, is a celebration of the serpent, slightly modified for our viewing pleasure. It gives you a whole new perspective on our slithery friends! Turns out there is less to fear than maybe you thought, because snakes are 'armless, after all...

Scroll down to check them out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

#1

Tell Me More

Tell Me More

Report

Iris Engler
Community Member
1 year ago

That snake looks absolutely in love

View More Replies...
View more comments

According to National Geographic, there are more than 3,000 species of snakes on the planet and they’re found everywhere except in Antarctica, Iceland, Ireland, Greenland, and New Zealand. About 600 species are venomous, and only about 200—seven percent—are able to kill or significantly wound a human.

"Nonvenomous snakes, which range from harmless garter snakes to the not-so-harmless python, dispatch their victims by swallowing them alive or constricting them to death. Whether they kill by striking with venom or squeezing, nearly all snakes eat their food whole, in sometimes astoundingly large portions."

#2

Hey, Gurl

Hey, Gurl

Report

Lyop
Community Member
1 year ago

That is one pretty snek tho!!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#3

Jazz Snake

Jazz Snake

Report

sforshann
Community Member
1 year ago

way too cool but still deadly!

View more comments

"Almost all snakes are covered in scales and as reptiles, they’re cold blooded and must regulate their body temperature externally. Scales serve several purposes: They trap moisture in arid climates and reduce friction as the snake moves. There have been several species of snakes discovered that are mostly scaleless, but even those have scales on their bellies.

Snakes also have forked tongues, which they flick in different directions to smell their surroundings. That lets them know when danger—or food—is nearby."

#4

Who Ate My Sandwich Again

Who Ate My Sandwich Again

Report

Martha Meyer
Community Member
1 year ago

This one should be higher up! Angry snake neighbour shouting “Get off my lawn!“ at the kids. Lol

View more comments

"Snakes have several other ways to detect a snack. Openings called pit holes in front of their eyes sense the heat given off by warm-blooded prey. And bones in their lower jaws pick up vibrations from rodents and other scurrying animals. When they do capture prey, snakes can eat animals up to three times bigger than their head is wide because their lower jaws unhinge from their upper jaws. Once in a snake’s mouth, the prey is held in place by teeth that face inward, trapping it there."

#5

I Need My Morning Coffee

I Need My Morning Coffee

Report

Kai
Community Member
1 year ago

Say hi to my new skype profile pic !

View more comments

"About once a month snakes shed their skin, a process called ecdysis that makes room for growth and gets rid of parasites. They rub against a tree branch or other object, then slither out of their skin head first, leaving it discarded inside-out."

#6

Oh Stop It You...

Oh Stop It You...

ARussianAndHisBike Report

GamerX🖥
Community Member
1 year ago

Awwww

View more comments
#7

The Hills Are Alive With The Sound Of Music!

The Hills Are Alive With The Sound Of Music!

JakeHawke Report

Binxyminxem
Community Member
1 year ago

Laaaaa lala laaaaaaaa!

View more comments
#8

Shy Snake

Shy Snake

pokonopiku Report

Lyop
Community Member
1 year ago

Aww sweetie!

View more comments

Most snakes lay eggs, but some species—like sea snakes—give live birth to young. Very few snakes pay any attention to their eggs, with the exception of pythons, which incubate their eggs.

#9

Not Sure

Not Sure

ARussianAndHisBike Report

GamerX🖥
Community Member
1 year ago

He’s like i’m a cool dude

View more comments
#10

"So You Didn't Wash Your Dishes After All"

"So You Didn't Wash Your Dishes After All"

mybodyisajacuzzi Report

Emily Ashcraft
Community Member
1 year ago

I apologize for avoiding the dishes

View more comments
#11

My Oldest Grandslither, Santiago, With Snarms

My Oldest Grandslither, Santiago, With Snarms

DarthPookie Report

Brandy Grote
Community Member
1 year ago

Awww, snug!

View More Replies...
View more comments

There are roughly a hundred snake species listed by the IUCN Red List as endangered, typically due to habitat loss from development."

There are even such terrifying things as flying snakes, which sounds like the stuff of nightmares!

#12

Valerie!! Whyyy??

Valerie!! Whyyy??

Wikipeteia Report

Arno Nüüm
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh hi, Mr. Wiseau!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#13

Excited Snake

Excited Snake

ARussianAndHisBike Report

Brandy Grote
Community Member
1 year ago

Run! It's a human!

View more comments
#14

Come At Me Bro

Come At Me Bro

Report

queen...<3
Community Member
1 year ago

Do you even lift bro?

View more comments
#15

Oh Snoot, She’s Got A Knife! Run!

Oh Snoot, She’s Got A Knife! Run!

solid-snakes Report

Id row
Community Member
1 year ago

Holy crap, someone's going to get strangled one day.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#16

Snake The Drummer

Snake The Drummer

Report

反社会的
Community Member
1 year ago

what a happy snek :)

View More Replies...
View more comments
See Also on Bored Panda
#17

Why Are You Looking At Me Like That

Why Are You Looking At Me Like That

Report

Arno Nüüm
Community Member
1 year ago

Because you have arms!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#18

Fist Bump

Fist Bump

Report

GamerX🖥
Community Member
1 year ago

POW

View more comments
#19

Daydreaming

Daydreaming

Wloomis894 Report

Georgia
Community Member
1 year ago

Soo, tell me about your day...

View more comments
#20

Yeah Scr*w You Too, Frank.

Yeah Scr*w You Too, Frank.

Report

Zain Black
Community Member
1 year ago

Fuck Frank!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#21

Hmmm

Hmmm

ARussianAndHisBike Report

Zain Black
Community Member
1 year ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Basic Bitch

View more comments
#22

What Ya Lookin At?

What Ya Lookin At?

solid-snakes.tumblr.com Report

Zain Black
Community Member
1 year ago

*GET OUT OF MY SWAMP" you hear it say..

View more comments
#23

Feed Me!

Feed Me!

wdiedoodles Report

Emily Ashcraft
Community Member
1 year ago

place order here

View More Replies...
View more comments
#24

Lil Snek Dab

Lil Snek Dab

hardy reptiles Report

queen...<3
Community Member
1 year ago

what a beautiful Lil snek

View more comments
#25

Harry Snekker

Harry Snekker

Report

queen...<3
Community Member
1 year ago

what a gorgeous specimen of snake! Does anyone know what kind it is?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#26

Let Me Take A Quick Shower

Let Me Take A Quick Shower

solid-snakes Report

D. Pitbull
Community Member
1 year ago

The little struggling arm... hahaha "Errrgh!"

View more comments
See Also on Bored Panda
#27

Hmm, Quite

Hmm, Quite

Report

Rens S
Community Member
1 year ago

Shallow and pedantic

View more comments
#28

Yup, It's Grass

Yup, It's Grass

Report

R L
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like he's been dipped in bleach. Does anyone know if this this normal colouring for this species of snake, or is it a mutation?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#29

Im Not Talking To You

Im Not Talking To You

wdiedoodles Report

sforshann
Community Member
1 year ago

Im gonna eat you...

View more comments
#30

You Want To Fight?

You Want To Fight?

Report

TrueRavenclaw
Community Member
1 year ago

Post up bob!

View more comments

Note: this post originally had 95 images. It’s been shortened to the top 30 images based on user votes.