Reptiles have what's referred to as a hemipenis, and because of the way it's positioned in their tail, the male's tail will be thicker after the cloacal opening when compared with a female, who's tail will taper immediately after the cloacal. Another, potentially more reliable method, is by counting the scales after the cloacal. Simply count the rows from the cloacal to the tip of the tail. If you count somewhere in between and then it's not going to be definitive to say. In this case I would suggest also looking at the shape of the tail for that thicker section. Unless you have an extremely well behaved snake, it's going to be hard to count the scales on it.
Dreamt of a snake? Here’s what it symbolises | The Times of India
Silken Raven Snake Symbolism This marks the end of one phase of your life and heralds in a new and wiser awakening within yourself. Know that this is a transitional period in your life with new spiritual awakenings knocking at your door. These differences are especially true when you take into account that it is indigenous to most parts of the world. You can find its mythology in many different cultures. Therefore, in some places, the snake meaning can be entirely different than that of its neighbors.
Children fight off a monster snake with sticks and leaves as it tries to kill their pet dog
Yet while Hitomi Kanehara's tautly disturbing first novel probes the rebellion of the so-called lost generation of "post-bubble economy" Japanese youth, Banana Yoshimoto's twin novellas are more classical in their evocation of haunting memory and the passage of time and grief. Lui, the narrator of Snakes and Earrings, is a year-old woman whom people take for a "Barbie-girl", with her blond curls and camisole dresses, but who throws herself into "body modification" after meeting Ama the Snakeman, a scary, red-headed punk-type with a forked tongue "I fell for the tongue rather than the actual guy". Mesmerised, she gets her own tongue pierced, and, as the novel progresses, enlarges the wound with ever wider gauges of ring "the lower the number, the larger the hole" , in preparation for splitting the remaining flesh with coils of dental floss or a razor blade. As she found when working on her ears: Blood oozed from the holes and my earlobes became swollen and red.
Pinterest Salome, right, with her sister Sarah. Rebecca Ratcliffe When his daughters made it back to the house at about midday, all Chiti can remember is chaos. Chiti had warned his children about snakes and knew others who had died from bites. He called his brother and asked to borrow his bicycle.