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What a Walking Fish Can Teach Us About Human Evolution - Smithsonian

That flexibility has clearly been key across evolutionary history. Thanks to that 420-million-year-old ancestor, we now have everything from fish who swim, to snakes that slither, to mice that walk, to skates that use a combination of movements—with ...
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Snake Skulls Clarify How History's Creepiest Animals Lost Their Legs - Inverse

And according to new research coming out of the University of Helsinki, the earliest snakes were fossorial as well, making the transition as they evolved from surface terrestrial-dwelling lizards. This contradicts previous theories, like the idea that ...


Wanaque, New Jersey - United States

Snakes-N-Scales is always looking to serve the elementary school community with more attentive service, reasonable prices and the most exciting animal assemblies and classroom programs anywhere! Everyone here has animal handling and/or teaching experience before they come to us. Each person must go through a training period with our owner, 26 years experienced, Herpetologist, Bill Boesenberg to be sure that everyone can easily and safely handle all the reptiles, fish, amphibians, bugs and spiders that we use. Our programs are diverse in topic, educationally appropriate and a lot of fun. We feel that just being amusing isn't good enough for a school show, there has to be scientific content.

Snake Scales
United States

Article from Wikipedia discussing the morphology, nomenclature, arrangement and importance of snake scales.

Fishes and Scales
United States

Photographic study by Jean-Marie Cavanihac on fish scales and also many photographs of developing fish embryos, with video clips.

Scales & Tails Rescue
United States

Online nonprofit animal adoption and animal rescue place for ferrets, iguanas, reptiles, and herps.

United States

Includes snake dinner, defecation, tales, photos, and more.

Backyard Snakes
United States

Introduction to snake life in an average North American backyard. Sections on classification, snake adaptations, identification tips, and venomous species.

Japanese snakes

Provides photographs and information on the snakes found in Japan, with a searchable database.

Flying Snakes
United States

Information on flying snakes (Chrysopelea), including videos of flight behavior and links.

United States

From the Utah State University Cooperative Extension. Includes information on the species found in the state, their biology and behavior, legal status and control. [PDF]

Venomous Snakes

Find general information about several species including copperhead, coral, cobra, cottonmouth, rattle, and sea snakes. Includes photographs.

Snakes in Pennsylvania
United States

Not only information and photos of the snakes found in Pennsylvania, but also information about all snakes in general.