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Snakes get a bad rap. Sure they’re slithery, venomous, silent killers… but they have some nice qualities, too! We don’t talk about many of those nice qualities in this episode, but they do exist. Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!And go to https://store.dftba.com/collections/scishow-tangents to buy your very own, genuine SciShow Tangents sticker!A big thank you to Patreon subscriber Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @im_sam_schultz Hank: @hankgreen[Trivia Question]Gliding snakes jumping or nothttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21816808/https://www.nature.com/articles/srep44950[Fact Off]Kukuri snakes disembowelhttps://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/639331https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/881934https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mvmk_PDzKwhttps://snakesarelong.blogspot.com/2012/06/snakes-that-chew-their-food.htmlPython heart growing and shrinkinghttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16002308/https://www.nature.com/articles/434037a?proof=thttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/article/python-heart-food-news-animalshttps://cob.silverchair-cdn.com/cob/content_public/journal/jeb/211/24/10.1242_jeb.023754/3/3767.pdfhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3383835/https://www.livescience.com/16764-python-hearts-treat-human-cardiac-disease.html[Ask the Science Couch]Snake locomotionVideos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDDha9MxIDob8lOcy8UMC1g/videoshttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7391877/https://journals.biologists.com/jeb/article/221/4/jeb166199/33944/Crawling-without-wiggling-muscular-mechanisms-andhttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180112132922.htm  https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/invasive-brown-tree-snakes-stun-scientists-amazing-new-climbing-tactic-180976728/[Butt One More Thing]Snake cloaca “farting”https://www.cabi.org/isc/FullTextPDF/2006/20063121845.pdfhttps://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/1565572.pdf?casa_token=hasRmCpaVigAAAAA:PfR7INW6TS-UeKo3iImOG4qx-AI1nj82C6GvjKI0k8TRFtFv7VhADtbPnZZWEkU47AlmGJrFMF8b5Mk8P8MaAhfg6vdE6w5NqDhgil_8fyqYwzIDZA 
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