Snakes in space...


Well not in space exactly, but in low gravity. Science Alert tells us

Snakes appear to lose their sense of "self" when in microgravity, and can resort to attacking themselves or curling up and giving themselves a hug.

It's been a tough week for reptiles being harassed by scientists, what with the existential angst of these snakes and Russia's "space sex geckos" that were lost but now are found.

  1. http://sciencealert.com.au/features/20142807-25938.html
  2. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/28/geckos-lost-russian-satellite-found
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