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Herpetology

Boa Constrictors' Big Squeeze: How Do They Know When To Stop?

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.04.2013 | Science

Boas and other constrictors kill by literally squeezing the life out of their prey--no secret there. But how do they know when to stop squeezing? ...

Happy St. Patrick's Day: The Return of the Snakes

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Cunningham

According to legend, St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland. Or, to put it more poetically, "charmed them into the sea."