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Flying snakes are a small group of species of tree snakes that live in South and Southeast Asia. At rest they appear unremarkable, but on the move they're able to take to the air by jumping from the tree, flattening the entire body, and gliding or parachuting to the ground or another tree. This site is dedicated to documenting the science of these unique animals. Click here for a list of people and funding agencies that have contributed to flying snake research. (Photo, Chrysopelea ornata, the golden tree snake.)

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