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Snake Uneats a Tapir

Don’t know the background here. Not for those with weak stomachs, pretty incredible though.

World’s Smallest Snake Discovered

Penn State University biologist Blair Hedges seems to have found his niche: identifying the world’s tiniest reptiles and amphibians. Having already found world record holders for the smallest lizard and frog, Hedge’s has announced the discovery of the world’s smallest snake, Leptotyphlops carlae, which grows to only four inches long. Commonly known as the Barbados…

Snakes Hear with Their Jaws

A new study by American and German scientists, published in the Physical Review Letters, has shed light on a classic zoological mystery: how do snakes hear? For quite a while, researchers did not believe that snakes could hear, until tests performed in the 1970’s proved otherwise. Still, those tests did not explain how the snakes…

Update: This snake was actually discovered by Roygan Taylor working for Bio-Ken in Kenya. He has his own fantastic blog, which in addition to providing a lot of fascinating information about the enormous snake in question, covers all sorts of other interesting snake related issues in Africa. Check it out here http://www.wildlifedirect.org/blogAdmin/savingsnakes Researchers have identified…

Guy Gets What He Deserves

We were sent a link to this vid by a promotions guy working for National Geographic hoping we would bring some grass roots attention to a new show they have coming up. Well we will, but only because it’s great watching this moron get what he deserves. Hopefully we will see more of Brady Barr…

Sleepy Snake Eats Mischievous Mouse

Fascinating footage taken with time lapse photography…