Flying Snakes are no Joke

November 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

An unusual breed of Asian snakes can glide long distances in the air, and the Department of Defense is funding research at Virginia Tech to find out why. Most animals that glide do so with fixed wings or a wing-like part. But not the “flying snakes” of Southeast Asia, India and southern China – at least five members of the genus. Read more