July 31st, 2015

kitteh snake

The 10,000th Reptile Has Two Penises (like all other snakes)

A new species of snake has been discovered: Siphlophis ayaums. Lots of other recent reptilians to join the taxonomy are featured in this post:
http://snakesarelong.blogspot.ca/2014/11/the-9999th-reptile.html

Also fascinating: why snakes (and lizards!) have 2 penises:
http://snakesarelong.blogspot.ca/2014/11/the-9999th-reptile.html