Sunday, January 02, 2011

Flying Snakes - Chrysopelea

Chrysopelea, or more commonly known as the flying snake, is a genus that belongs to the family Colubridae. Flying snakes are mildly venomous,though they are considered harmless because their toxicity is not dangerous to humans. Their range of habitat is mostly concentrated in Southeast Asia, the Melanesian islands, and India.
How do flying snakes manage to get airborne? A new video reviews their techniques as Jorge Ribas explains

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