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Fossil Vertebra of Elapid Snake

Caption: Ohio University scientists have found the oldest definitive fossil evidence of modern, venomous snakes in Africa, according to a new study published March 19 in the journal PLOS ONE.

Credit: Jacob McCartney, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

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