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2010-05-14 14:08:50

Most venomous snakes are legendary for their lethal bites, but not all.

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2010-04-20 11:10:00

Scientists measuring electrical activity in the muscles of a cobra have found the mechanism that triggers the frightening “hood flare” that the snake uses as a defensive display.

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2009-01-23 09:37:50

A new study published in Physiological and Biochemical Zoology reveals how these snakes maximize their chances of hitting the target.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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