There are a lot of reasons to get a snake as a pet. They are all valid, but above all else, having a snake as a pet is simply cool. There's nothing like having a few friends over to watch them all gasp at the monster you have in your terrarium. Snakes are wonderfully exotic. They're also so cool that they've even inspired the names of some of the most hardcore videogame heroes. Unlike dogs and cats, it's not every day you get to meet someone who owns a snake. Doing so is a rare privilege, especially when that person has chosen a badass name for his or her reptile. There are so many cool snake names out there to give our pet. If you need some inspiration, then read through this list, which has been voted on by serpent lovers around the world.
A ball python is a great snake to get. Plus, you get to say you own a python. Don't worry, though. It is completely harmless to humans, and it will mostly keep to itself. Other great snakes to get, especially if you are getting your first snake, include gopher snakes, rosy boas, California kingsnakes, and corn snakes.
Snakes are also so cool that they've even inspired the names of some of the most hardcore videogame heroes. Check out this list of badass snake names to see which ones perfectly capture your snake's attitude.