06 Sep '13, 4pm

Not just bats and frogs: snake fungal disease hits U.S.

Not just bats and frogs: snake fungal disease hits U.S.

Scientists catch boa constrictor eating a howler monkey (photos) (09/02/2013) In a world first, scientists have captured images and video of a boa constrictor attacking and devouring whole a femle howler monkey, one of the largest new world primates weighing in at around 4 kilograms (8.8 pounds). The rare predation event was recorded in a tiny forest fragment (2.5 hectares) in the Brazilian state of Rondonia by Erika Patricia Quintino, a PhD student at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul. Snake pictures celebrating the Year of the Snake (02/09/2013) Sunday, February 10, marks start of Chinese New Year. 2013 is the "Year of the Snake" — specifically the water snake. Disease kills 6 million bats in North America (01/18/2012) In just six years around six million bats have succumbed to white-nose syndrome in North America, according to U.S. federal research...

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