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Halving the global impact of snakebite  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
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'Seeing' tails help sea snakes avoid predators  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research has revealed the fascinating adaptation of some Australian sea snakes that helps protect their vulnerable paddle-shaped tails from predators. more
'Seeing' tails help sea snakes avoid predators  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
New research has revealed the fascinating adaptation of some Australian sea snakes that helps protect their vulnerable paddle-shaped tails from predators. more
Sea Snakes Drink from Oceanic Freshwater Lenses, New Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Acquisition of freshwater is problematic for sea snakes living in oceanic environments that are distant from... more
Sea snakes that can't drink seawater  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Surrounded by salty water, sea snakes sometimes live a thirsty existence. Previously, scientists thought that they were able to drink seawater, but recent research has shown that they need to access freshwater. A new study published... more
Research explains how snakes lost their limbs  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Snakes and lizards are reptiles that belong to the order Squamata. They share several traits but differ in one obvious respect: Snakes do not have limbs. The two suborders diverged more than 100 million... more
Research explains how snakes lost their limbs  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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Rattlesnake venom: Mild, medium and wicked hot  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a surprising evolutionary twist, a new study suggests that while one rattlesnake may routinely feast on lizard meat, its seemingly identical neighbor snake might strike and strike and never kill its would-be reptilian... more
Rattlesnake venom: Mild, medium and wicked hot  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a surprising evolutionary twist, a new study suggests that while one rattlesnake may routinely feast on lizard meat, its seemingly identical neighbor snake might strike and strike and never kill its would-be reptilian... more
Taking the bite out of snake venom  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
According to the World Health Organization, about 100,000 people die from venomous snakebites every year. Many of these fatalities occur in rural areas of developing countries that lack access to antivenoms. That's why researchers... more
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