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A sea-faring snake spends months without drinking freshwater, then tanks up by drinking from pools of freshwater that accumulate after rainfall at the ocean's surface, new research suggests.
For reptiles and amphibians, southern Peru's Manu National Park is the most diverse protected area on the planet.
The flying snake gets a bit of glide by splaying out its ribs and deforming itself into a frisbee cross-section, new research suggests.
A flying snake flattens its body into the cross-section of a flying saucer in order to stay airborne, and that shape is surprisingly aerodynamic, new research has found.
Researchers have confirmed an observation made by Charles Darwin more than 150 years ago: That animals living on islands are tamer and less skittish than related animals living on the mainland.
Crocodiles and alligators use sticks as "tools" to lure unsuspecting birds — which fetch floating sticks for their nests — toward them. After that, it's mealtime for the crocs.
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