Preserved within the fossilized remains are cell structures that revealed the colors that would have dappled its skin while the animal was alive.
There are more species of rattlesnakes slithering around the U.S. than previously thought.
The goal is to safely increase numbers of timber rattlesnakes, which have declined in recent years.
Snakes reveal that recovery from digestion is not complete, leaving behind damage to cells that can accumulate over time.
While fictional antiquities acquirer Indiana Jones might have the most famous fear of snakes, he's far from alone. It turns out it's one of mankind's most common phobias.
The lifelong water-dweller may be drawn north by warmer El Nino waters.
New video shows a camera falling into a noisy pit of rattlesnakes illustrates how many snakes gather at this time of year.
A jewel-like snake, a walking fish and a sneezing monkey are just three of the over 200 new species that have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas.
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