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These snakes have a unique way of climbing trees

Brown tree snakes in Guam climb wide trees by using their tails like lassos, wrapping them around trunks then wiggling up, according to findings published in Current Biology. Researchers came upon the strange behavior accidentally as they studied ways to prevent the snakes from attacking the island's starlings and were viewing footage to see if a wide pipe would prevent the snakes from reaching a starling nest, but the snakes were not deterred.

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