Ssssnakes

Guests:

HARRY W. GREENE Author, Snakes: The Evolution of Mystery in Nature, University of California Press, 1997. Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Cornell University
Ithaca, New York

J. WHITFIELD GIBBONS Professor, Ecology Savannah River Ecology Laboratory University of Georgia
Aiken, South Carolina (and Athens, Georgia)

Eve may have offered Adam the apple, but everyone really blames the snake. Join us in this hour of Science Friday as we take a look at the feared, reviled, and often misunderstood snake. Are they as dangerous as some people believe, or just the victims of poor public relations? Plus, a look inside the mind of a cottonmouth.

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