Thursday, September 22, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

The Great Snake channels Lisa Frank

Indeed. For reference, here's an actual image by Lisa Frank from the Internet.
And here's The Great Snake's drawing.
And here's a version of The Great Snake's drawing for your desktop.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Sweet Grapevine Vs. Middle School:3

Little Python fun fact:
A lot of snakes mimic other species, especially venomous species, so that predators don't eat them. Although, unlike Sweet Grapevine, they usually don't mimic multiple species at once.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sweet Grapevine Vs. Middle School:2

Okay, we're introducing a lot of new species here.

Lashes Spiked is an eyelash viper.
Image from Geoff Gallice via Wikimedia Commons
Eyelash vipers are small, arboreal South American snakes named for the scales above their eyes that look like eyelashes.

Starburst Pop is a spider-tailed viper.
Image from Omid Mozaffari via Wikimedia Commons
Spider-tailed vipers wiggle their spider-like tails to attract birds, which they then eat. They were first identified in Iran in 2006.

Horns Snakement is a rhino viper.
Image from User:Dawson on Wikipedia
Rhino vipers are named for the scales on their snout that resemble horns.