News file for: Snakes
Scientists are planning for clinical trials in India to test a simple nasal spray that could reduce snakebite fatalities.
The eighth new snake to be discovered in the Cardamom Mountains of Phnom Penh, Lycodon zoosvictoriae has a unique coloration that allows it to blend in seamlessly with its environment.
In a rare show of maternal care in lizards, female Asian long-tailed skinks actively deter snakes from consuming their eggs on Taiwan’s Orchid Island.
The lethal beaked sea snake is actually two species which separately evolved to give identical snakes.