Scientists Identify Mysterious Mad Snake Disease

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(AP) – A mysterious ‘mad snake disease’ that causes pythons to tie themselves up in knots may be caused by a rodent virus, scientists believe. The fatal condition, called Inclusion Body Disease (IBD), strikes captive pythons and boa constrictors. (Aug. 14)

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