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Evolution of cobras' flesh-eating venom now decoded!

Evolution of cobras' flesh-eating venom now decoded!

These findings could also help future researches in treatments for cancer.

This dog-sized mammalian reptile was the first animal to produce venom

This dog-sized mammalian reptile was the first animal to produce venom

According to the new study, computerised tomography (CT) scans of fossils of the dog-sized reptile, Therapsid Euchambersia, showed anatomical features, designed for venom production.

India's 'snake-charmers' rendered jobless

Popularly known as `Saperas`, these snake charmers have been struggling to keep their tradition alive of catching venomous snakes and making them dance to their tune. 

Serpentine twist: Brown snake captured feasting on a carpet python!

Serpentine twist: Brown snake captured feasting on a carpet python!

Brown snakes usually eat mice, frogs and lizards, but have been known to eat other snakes, even other brown snakes.

Aeroméxico flight has priority landing, thanks to a snake hiding in the overhead compartment! - Watch video

Aeroméxico flight has priority landing, thanks to a snake hiding in the overhead compartment! - Watch video

The snake in question was a poisonous five-foot-long green viper, which makes the matter even worse.

Have you ever heard of snakes with legs and arms? - Read

Have you ever heard of snakes with legs and arms? - Read

It's genetic mutation which caused the reptiles to lose their limbs over 100 million years ago.

Father and son cut open a rattlesnake rattle – Watch video to find out what they saw!

Father and son cut open a rattlesnake rattle – Watch video to find out what they saw!

Rattlesnakes are considered to be the newest and most evolved snakes in the world, as per scientists, owing to their sophisticated warning systems – the distinctive rattle as part of their tail.

Unthinkable! Indian kids play with deadly snakes like toys – Watch Viral video

Unthinkable! Indian kids play with deadly snakes like toys – Watch Viral video

Apparently, the footage shows a village in southern India.

Rare video: Snake trapped within its own skin while shedding!

Rare video: Snake trapped within its own skin while shedding!

During the shedding process, the complete outer layer of skin is shed in one complete layer, after which, the old and worn skin is replaced.

SHOCKING! Over 150 snakes found in a house in UP - SEE PICS INSIDE

SHOCKING! Over 150 snakes found in a house in UP - SEE PICS INSIDE

In a shocking incident, more than 150 snakes were found in a house in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district.

Researchers provide insights on 'virgin birth' in snakes

Researchers provide insights on 'virgin birth' in snakes

Researchers have recently provided intriguing insights on parthenogenesis or virgin birth in snakes.

 WATCH: This snake charmer puts live snake through his nose, takes it out from mouth

WATCH: This snake charmer puts live snake through his nose, takes it out from mouth

You won't believe your eyes after watching this video!

Reptile fossil explains how snakes lost their legs

Reptile fossil explains how snakes lost their legs

Scientists used CT scans to examine the bony inner ear of Dinilysia patagonica, a 2-metre long reptile closely linked to modern snakes.

How snakes got legless

How snakes got legless

Analysis of a reptile fossil has helped a team of scientists solve the evolutionary mystery of how snakes lost their legs.

Sena minister likens Aamir, Dilip Kumar, SRK to "snakes"

A Shiv Sena minister in BJP-led Maharashtra government on Tuesday said actor Aamir Khan "can go to Pakistan" if he didn't love India and that people such as Aamir, Shah Rukh and thespian Dilip Kumar were like "snakes", considering their statements.

Snake genome embedded with blueprints for growing limbs

Snake genome embedded with blueprints for growing limbs

Snakes have a genome that is associated with limb formation.

Now, snakes surface in Andhra Pradesh govt hospital month after infant died of rat bites

Now, snakes surface in Andhra Pradesh govt hospital month after infant died of rat bites

Almost a month after a 10-day-old baby died after being bitten by rats in a government hospital in Andhra Pradesh, two snakes surfaced in the same hospital.

Watch: Largest gathering of snakes in the world

Watch: Largest gathering of snakes in the world

Want to see the largest gathering of snakes in the world, then the Narcisse Snake Dens in Canada is the right place to visit.

Watch: This farmer 'bribes' babus with bags full of snakes

Watch: This farmer 'bribes' babus with bags full of snakes

In an attempt to teach a lesson to the Income Tax babus, a farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district unleashed 40 poisonous snakes inside the government office.