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Ribbonsnake DNA detective work being used to track elusive creatures

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A snake researcher is using DNA analysis to learn more about one of Nova Scotia’s most elusive and threatened snakes.

The eastern ribbonsnake is 70 centimetres long and in the same genus as the common garter snake. 

“They look very much like garter snakes to the uninitiated, but a dead giveaway is they have

This story was originally published on CBC News. To read the rest of this news worthy story, please visit http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/ribbonsnake-dna-detective-track-elusive-snake-1.4628656?cmp=rss.

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