Just because you've cut the head off a venomous snake, that doesn't mean that the snake is done with you. One Santa Cruz homeowner learned that after he decapitated a rattlesnake that wandered into his garage and the head kept on going.
When a squirrel encounters a rattlesnake in the wild, it does something very peculiar to survive its brush with the predator. That something is so peculiar, in fact, that we've had to build robot squirrels just to try to understand it.
This is terrifying and sad all at the same time. Scientists have known about Chrysosporium for years, but they've never known it to do this. The ghastly fungal infection — notorious for popping up in captive animals around the world — has made the leap to a population of endangered rattlesnakes in Illinois, posing a…
We refer to things as snake oil whenever it over promises, scams, has no proof in being able to do what its been marketed to do or when it's just plain ridiculous. But did you know real snake oil works?