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A guide to all the places with no snakes
This brief hissstory is for the ophidiophobes.
Why do snakes flick their tongues?
The answer is hidden in the air around them.
When scientific pursuits become death sentences
Biologists spend long periods of time around the organisms they study. Sometimes that exposure has unintended effects.
Rattlesnake venom is lethal, but understanding it could save lives
The reptile produces the most potent venom of any rattlesnake from only a handful of ingredients.
These snakes wiggle up smooth poles by turning their bodies into ‘lassoes’
The newly discovered form of movement could help invasive tree snakes raid bird nest boxes in Guam.
These survival tips might actually get you killed
Put down that cactus!
The best remedy for a snakebite: carry car keys
Snakes rarely bite humans. If they do, here's how to deal with it.
Florida is a preview of our climate change future
Four fresh-squeezed horror stories
Rattlesnake roundups are a southern tradition. They’re also an ecological disaster.
It’s not just that people kill snakes en masse—it’s how they do it.
Certain weather makes you more likely to get a rattlesnake bite
When it rains, it pours (snakes).