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Why do we find snakes so creepy ?



Over the years, our brains have become hardwired to pick up the telltale signs of a snake.

   

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Lilly on 18 March, 2017, 12:00
Because some of them have venom that can kill us? Seems fairly straight forward to me.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Claire. on 18 March, 2017, 12:08
interesting that some scientists think we might have developed our color vision in part to detect snakes. And yes, wiggling 'sticks' can indeed be dangerous. Glad we know that now.


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