Photo: Snakes on Your Plane? Serpents Are Frequent Fliers Too



A snake in a crate awaits inspection from U.S. Wildlife Service officials before traveling by plane in 2004. Every week, thousands of snakes are shipped by air into or within the U.S., but a series of precautions keep the slithering cargo from re-creating the mayhem seen in the new horror movie Snakes on a Plane.

Photograph by John and Karen Hollingsworth/USFWS


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