Burmese pythons are one of the largest, most terrifying snakes on the planet, but its smaller and faster cousin Indian rock python is even more aggressive. Now, imagine a hybrid between the two.
This strange ancient snake is one of many bones unearthed from the infamous Gray Fossil Site.
The researchers were able to determine that the fossils belong to a new species when its vertebrate did not match any of the known snake species.
Humans aren't even allowed to step foot in this island where the venomous golden lancehead have staked their claim.
Officials at Zoo Knoxville in Tennessee are currently investigating the mysterious death of more than 30 reptiles in its main herpetology building.
Pre-mammalian reptile is the very first animal to produce and use venom.
Scientists may have finally cracked the code to restoring temperature sensing with the help of an unexpected guest: a pit viper. In a surprising twist, the new material appears to be something people have been encountering in their everyday life.
The stunned reporter described the experience as something mesmerizing and beautiful, but at the same time terrifying.
Branded by scientists as the "killer of killers," the long-glanded blue coral snake is one of the most feared species of serpents in the world. According to the research of Dr. Brian Fry from the University of Queensland, there is something about this snake's venom that makes it behave out of the ordinary.
The ancestors of the present day's slithery snakes used to have full-fledged arms and legs; however, genetic mutations led the reptiles to lose all their limbs approximately 150 million years back based on two new studies.
The eastern massasauga rattlesnake, the only venomous snake in Michigan, has recently been moved under federal protection in accordance with the Endangered Species Act.
Reports said the giant snake has a head he size of a basketball, too.
A new study says that snakes that hunt during a bright daylight have "sunglasses" that block out UV rays and sharpen vision. However, snakes have the ability to adapt to the challenges of their suroundings that might cause non-nocturnal snakes' "sunglasses" ability.
Viewers were treated to a surprise of their lives as a snake slithers from behind the nest when mama bird is away.