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Snakes can extract water from muscles in times of need

A new study conducted by researchers at Arizona State University shows that snakes resort to pulling water from their muscles when environmental water is not available. Their findings were also published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences. 

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Categories: Comparative Physiology

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