Snakes On A Planet


Because it’s just not the same without a visual.

Here’s the giant snake mentioned yesterday.

I’m so glad I wasn’t born any sooner than I was. Naturally, there weren’t any people at all–or even apes, for that matter–58 to 60 million years ago. So, after the dinosaurs but before the mammals, it appears there was an Age of Giant Snakes.

And now you know a little more about the Cheney family tree. Go in peace.

7 thoughts on “Snakes On A Planet

  1. Giant frakkin’ snakes. It’s a good thing I don’t have a snake phobia. I remember vividly what it felt like to find out that there were once gifreakinnormous sharks likeTHIS!!!

  2. Cheney family tree? Why are you insulting the snakes. I keep snakes and they are sweet, pleasant creatures.

  3. So, now we know why when a snake offered Eve an apple, she couldn’t say no. Would you?

  4. The good news: Snake size relates to climate warmth and it was a lot warmer 60 million years ago than it is today.
    The bad news: global warming.

  5. The local ambient temperature where that snake lived was no cooler, ever, than 30C (90F). Sounds like my idea of heaven (when I go to hell, it’ll becold), save for the giant snakes…

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