Removing tree canopy to create breeding areas for timber rattlesnakes also brings in predators like hawks and bobcats, research finds.
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Australia is home to 20 of the 25 most venomous snakes in the world.
June 8, 2020 • ~5 min
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Relax, snakes aren't out to get you.
March 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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After frogs in protected area of Panama died off en masse, the snakes that ate them began to disappear, too. It shows the extent of our "biodiversity crisis."
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It is one of Europe's "best wildlife secrets" and home to unique and unusual species.
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"For the first time, we now have a full list of venom-relevant toxin genes of the Indian cobra." The genome sequencing could lead to new anti-venom.
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The bites are a "hidden" health crisis causing a death every four minutes, says World Health Organization
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An entire rattlesnake turned up in a coprolite, or fossilized feces. Here are two potential explanations.
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