Aw crap. Like free-falling amphibian populations before them, several snakes — including cutey-poo ball pythons, apparently — are in trouble¬†thanks to habitat loss and other factors.¬†Sucks. I love the wriggling funsters. And even if you don’t (cowards) I’m sure you agree driving animals to extinction is never good. Too bad humans are so damn good at it. (Guardian)

I need another funny video to cheer me up. This was on the Onion a few weeks back. “Keen as a Whitworth”, indeed.

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