An elusive, nocturnal snake has been rediscovered on an island off Mexico, after nearly 80 years. The snake's dark, spotted skin blends into its lava rock habitat.
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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.
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.
An animal regurgitated by an anaconda in a YouTube video sensation is probably a goat, not a cow, one expert says
A snake's jaw is rigged with tendons, muscles, and ligaments that give it a gymnast's flexibility. The jaws do not dislocate, however.
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