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The Science of Reptile Eggs

The Science of Reptile Eggs

What Came First? The Chicken or the Snake? Actually, turtles and tortoises came first. The group Testudines or Chelonii that includes all turtles and tortoises dates back to 220 million years. Crocodilians came second; they are about 98 million years old. Today, turtles and crocodilians share a very unique feature […]
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The Science of Snakes

The Science of Snakes

Ripley’s & Science North Ripley’s has teamed up with Science North to bring you The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, a 6,000 sq ft highly interactive traveling exhibit. Each week the staff scientists of Science North are going to be blogging the scientific side of Ripley’s!
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Siamese Snake

Siamese Snake

Two Heads are Better than One
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Cartoons 08-01-2012

Cartoons 08-01-2012

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Sometimes two heads are NOT better than one!

Sometimes two heads are NOT better than one!

When Paul Carver found a baby king snake slithering around his Tennessee backyard, he realized the royal serpent would need two crowns. A local wildlife specialist had never seen anything like this in his entire life. A two headed snake sharing the same body has little to no chance surviving […]
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cartoon 09/24/2011

cartoon 09/24/2011

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