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How Rattlesnakes' Scales Help Them Sip Rainwater From Their Bodies

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    During storms in the southwestern US, some rattlesnakes drink rain droplets from scales on their backs. This unusual behavior could help them survive in a desert environment with infrequent rain. Now, researchers have figured out how the nanotexture of scales from these snakes helps them use their bodies to harvest rain. AAG7IQV5H3A.gif

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