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Snakes get a grip

Credit: Bruce Jayne, University of Cincinnati
Snakes, like some other animals including humans, use friction created by muscle force to climb. The interesting thing researchers found in studying serpents…Read More »





is at times the snakes used as much as 20 times more force that was necessary for the situation.

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