Fangs, clitorisses, and more! The science of snakes

Did you know that original snake ancestor was a nocturnal, stealth-hunting predator, and likely had a pair of tiny hindlimbs with ankles and toes? Or that, despite the lack of any visible external ears, they can hear when you shriek in fear?

From their strange way of slithering about, ability to constrict their prey without suffocating, and the discovery of the elusive snake clitorisCosmos journalist Imma Perfetto is squeezing every bit of the science out of snakes in this episode of the podcast Huh? Science Explained.

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