An Exploration of Patterns and Color Palettes of Snakes by Eric J. Guignard
Approx. 1,690 words.
Published on December 5, 2011.
This research article discusses the appearance of snakes, in regards to their color variation and the patterns arranged on their scales. Snakes throughout the world are found in every color of the rainbow and range from bearing solid markings to intricate geometric patterns on their skin. Emphasis of this article is placed on understanding as well as appreciating the reasons for such diversity.