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March 14, 2017

Why Are Snakes So Creepy?

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The South Florida Water Management District is currently taking action to control Burmese python populations in the Everglades. The snakes are getting little sympathy from locals; besides being an invasive species there, they're also an especially off-putting predator. In today's Nerdy Curio from Minute Earth, find out where our aversion to the slithery reptile might come from.

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