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Mar 18, 2014 08:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As if an 18-foot snake that can eat humans isn't worrisome enough, a new study has found that Burmese pythons possess incredible, natural GPS ability. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 09:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Like dried fruit coming back to life in a bowl of cereal, a sea snake rehydrates after months of considerable dehydration.
Jan 29, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flying snakes take on a strange shape that helps them to stay airborne over long distances. Continue reading →
Dec 3, 2013 07:26 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Two thousand dead mice full of painkillers were dropped into Guam to kill invasive snakes. Continue reading →
Sep 19, 2011 06:34 PM ET // Tim Wall
The snake wranglers made sure the anaconda couldn't escape with its mouth taped, which would have been a death sentence for an animal with no appendages.
Jul 20, 2011 07:56 AM ET // Tim Wall
What's driven vipers to evolve a deadly venom? A need to defend themselves against opossums.
May 18, 2011 07:44 AM ET // Tim Wall
Snakes have a viscous way of using their venom.