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Evidence of 25 million year old venomous snake found in Africa

In the Oligocene epoch, from about 34 to 23 million years ago, we would have expected to see a fauna dominated by booid snakes, such as boas and pythons. These are generally ‘sit and wait’ constricting predators that hide and ambush passing prey,” lead author Jacob McCartney, a postdoctoral researcher in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, said in a news releas. Leer más.

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