Upon hearing that hundreds of snakes invaded a Florida roadway, many would assume the chatter pertains to a movie plot, but they would be incorrect. That exact thing happened in Sarasota on Tuesday morning. According to a Facebook post by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, droves of banded watersnakes showed up on Palmer Boulevard in the hours before sunrise. The reptiles covered both the east and west bound lanes, perhaps looking to take advantage of the warmth the black pavement provides.
Scientists in Florida say they've pinpointed the genetic process that caused snakes to lose their legs, and found that embryonic pythons still form "cryptic leg skeletons," millions of years later.
A teen girl in Sarasota, Florida was arrested Friday and charged with running a high school prostitution ring that included girls from Sarasota High School and nearby Venice High School. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported that Ale...
(University of Florida) Two University of Florida researchers have discovered the changes in genetic machinery that drove snakes to lose their legs millions of years ago.
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