Primates vs Snakes (An Evolutionary Arms Race)

Season 4 Episode 18 | 7m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

The Snake Detection Hypothesis proposes that the ability to quickly spot and avoid snakes is deeply embedded in primates, including us - an evolutionary consequence of the danger snakes have posed to us over millions of years.

Aired: 01/19/22

Rating: NR


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