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Mastering scariness: the mechanisms behind hooding and growling in cobras

The second Ultimate Vert Bio Challenge is a warm up for Halloween, about one of the most terrifying, albeit amazing, creatures in nature: Cobras! These reptiles found their place in the animal kingdom hall of fame due to snake charming, a very ancient and popular performance in African and Asian countries,  in which a flute player pretends to hypnotize a cobra. 554 more words

Evolution

The Snake In My Bed

We have kids together. Not married (yet). Guess the unmarried bit, plus recent financial blessings started to put some strain on us.

I was finally getting some worldwide recognition for my work. 838 more words

Relationships

Who's the target audience?

I was asked the following question before sitting down and writing this post: “Who is the target audience in this industry?”

For me, the answer is simple: it’s students. 437 more words

Education

Residents of a Southern California neighborhood can rest a little easier now, after animal-control officers tracked down and captured an albino monocled cobra on the loose… 38 more words

California Authorities On The Hunt For Illegal Albino Cobra On The Loose

There’s a reason there are rules about which pets you can and can’t have. A cat? Sure, have one of those! But you couldn’t bring a tiger home and toss it a yarn ball. 253 more words

These Critters Are NOT To Be Messed With

I remember as a child seeing a cartoon special that came on every year around Christmas time (although I’m not sure if it is a Christmas movie at all) about a mongoose protecting a family from a cobra living in their yard called, “Rikki Tikki Tavi.” 102 more words

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