Snakes are pretty incredible animals, the poisonous ones even more so. Trace explains how snakes evolved to become venomous, and why they must keep evolving this tool to keep their deadly reputation.
The Burmese python is one of the most evolutionarily advanced creatures on Earth.
Two thousand dead mice full of painkillers were dropped into Guam to kill invasive snakes. Continue reading →
Snakes have infamously poor eyesight, but for at least one species there is a way to improve their vision in a pinch.
Little more than a week after a giant python crushed two young Canadian boys to death, police have recovered 40 of the snakes from a hotel room.
The two young boys, aged five and seven, were at a sleepover at a friend's apartment in a small town in Canada.
A perfect storm set of circumstances could have led to a python apparently strangulating two young boys to death.
The second new moon after the winter solstice ushers in the Year of the Snake, which we're marking with snake extremes -- from largest to most venomous.
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