Do you jump when you see a snake? Some scientists think there could be an evolutionary explanation.
You probably already know that humans are warm-blooded, while creatures like snakes are cold-blooded. Scientists prefer the terms endothermic and ectothermic.
Why are snake's tongues shaped the way they are?
Sometimes it seems like snakes have a sixth sense. You may call their "sixth sense" the vomeronasal system.
Spitting Cobras, found in Africa and Asia, kill thousands of people each year. Learn about their deadly fangs on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever heard that some squirrels eat snakeskin? Maybe you haven't, but it's true. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Did you know that most so-called poisonous snakes aren't poisonous at all, but actually venomous?
If you're ever in the desert look out for these peculiar boots. Hint: They aren't on cowboys' feet.
Can animals grow infinitely big in the right conditions? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Why do snakes have forked tongues and why do they flick them? Learn more on this Moment of Science.