Sunday, September 29, 2013

Slither in

Photo by Mark Hengesbaugh 9/6/2013

Mark writes:

Out of curiosity I went to Wiki and read how snakes use their tongues to smell in stereo. They "smell by using their forked tongues to collect airborne particles, then pass them to the ... Jacobson's organ in the mouth for examination. The fork in the tongue gives snakes a sort of directional sense of smell ..."

Photo by RC Clack  9/11/2013

This might be the same Coachwhip - this time from RC Clark of Dancing Snake Nature Photography. Slither on over! You can't go wrong with a(nother) friend of Ned!

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