Snakes Lost Legs to Burrow

Snakes Lost Legs to Burrow

The common theory among scientists was that serpents evolved to adapt to watery environments and they no longer had a use for their legs. However, that theory may have been proven to not be true. International research scientists from the University of Edinburgh and the American Museum of Natural History, claim they have discovered the […]

London Snakes Story Grows to Boa Proportions

London Snakes Story Grows to Boa Proportions

A story that “invasive” eight foot long snakes have been found living in London by the Regent’s Canal has grown into Snakezilla proportions since it broke this weekend. The Aesculapian reptiles, believed to have escaped some years ago from London Zoo, and are acknowledged not to be venomous. At first, it was widely reported that […]

Flying Paradise Tree Snakes: Secrets of Reptilian Flight Revealed

Flying Paradise Tree Snakes: Secrets of Reptilian Flight Revealed

The secrets of the flying paradise tree snake (Chrysopelea paradisi) have recently been revealed by a new study. According to the new findings, the snake flattens its cylindrical body and adopts a novel flying-saucer shape to improve it movement through the air. Published in the Jan. 29 issue of The Journal of Experimental Biology, the […]