New study discovers a strong correlation between the evolution of a horn type and the snake’s habitat.
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NYU Abu Dhabi cracks mystery of viper snake horns
The type of horns a viper develops is often based on its habitat, a pair of researchers at the New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi have discovered.
Gulf News | March 09, 2022
UAE: Researchers present first study on evolution of horns in viper snakes
The results showed that horns were gained and lost often throughout the evolutionary history of vipers, and evolved gradually.
Khaleej Times | March 09, 2022