How Snakes Fly (Hint: It's Not On A Plane)

The snake Chrysopelea Paradisi in Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia. To get from tree to tree, they can propel themselves in the air.

A snake researcher always wondered how flying snakes propelled themselves. Then, someone told him he should work with the snakes in “The Cube” – a vast theater space with cameras everywhere.

(Image credit: David Renoult/ iNaturalist)


Source: npr
How Snakes Fly (Hint: It's Not On A Plane)