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The Panamanian snake Sibon noalamina eats snails, as well as slugs, earthworms and amphibian eggs.

Because of fossils and anatomy studies it looked like turtles evolved from lizards and snakes, but new genetic research shows that they have evolved from the same ancestor as birds and crocodiles.

Read the abstract in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters.

A boa constrictor can sense the fading heartbeat of its prey, so it knows how long to squeeze.

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