Behind the Headlines
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Small and slithery and creepy snakes can make people jump, but what about the monstrous anaconda, a snake so large it can swallow a small cow?
Photo: The black mamba shows its ominous black smile. Credit: © NickEvansKZN, Shutterstock Widely regarded as one of the world’s deadliest snakes, the monstrous reputation of the black mamba...