In the photo on the left, my son Felix holds a rough green snake we caught one day last week. Notice the bright above and light yellow below. This coloration helps camouflage the snake from predators. At right, the same snake makes its way through greenbrier vines after we let it go. Rough green snakes are completely harmless to humans and are beneficial as they help keep insect populations in check.
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Audio: How can we better prepare for tornadoes?
An NPR broadcast examines the question of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes like the one that struck Moore, Okla. on Monday. The broadcast features commentary from Michael Fitzgerald, who reported a five-part disaster series for the CNHI News Service.
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