Feast without fear: Scientist says more snake species resist toxin

Wildlife News22 November 2016


Scientists from Utah State University and Kyoto University report snake species throughout the globe possess a mutation that protects them from a class of cardiotonic steroids known as bufadienolides, contained in the skin of some toads, even if the toads aren't part of the snakes' diet.

Read More: http://phys.org/news/2016-11-feast-scientist-snake-species-resist.html



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