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Year of the Snake: 8 Freaky Facts About Serpents | MNN - Mother Nature Network


Offbeat  (tags: serpents, snakes, chinese calendar, off-beat, unusual, culture, myths )

Tamara
- 628 days ago - mnn.com
Whether playing the resident trickster in the Garden of Eden, curling around the head of Medusa, or taking the blame for the death of Cleopatra, snakes have a history of slithering in and staking their spot in our myths -- and in our minds.



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Comments

Teresa W. (693)
Monday February 4, 2013, 8:00 am
amazing, thank you
 

Pat B. (354)
Monday February 4, 2013, 8:10 am
Oddly...I have no fear whatsoever of snakes, bats, spiders, or any other reptile, or animal(s) that frequents my back yard, but am deathly afraid of heights. Go figure.!! Thanks, Tamara for this interesting post.
 

Linda R. (17)
Monday February 4, 2013, 8:13 am
thank you for an educational and interesting article!
 

Sam E M. (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 6:50 am
Interesting article. Remind me to avoid Sri Lanka when it's time for holiday plans.
 

Valentina R. (4)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 9:32 am
All reptiles are magnificent.
 

Suzanne L. (156)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 9:37 pm
Hopefully the Year of the Snake will be a good one for all.
 
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