Tag: Snakes

Nature: Spitting cobra venom originally evolved to help the deadly snakes DEFEND themselves

Nature: Spitting cobra venom originally evolved to help the deadly snakes DEFEND themselves

Spitting cobra species first evolved the ability to spray venom from their fangs in order to defend themselves — rather than to attack prey — a stu [...]
Nature: Snakes use their bodies as LASSOS to climb poles and reach the nests of endangered birds

Nature: Snakes use their bodies as LASSOS to climb poles and reach the nests of endangered birds

A never-before-seen form of snake locomotion — in which serpents use their bodies like a lasso's noose to climb wide poles — has been discovered by [...]
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