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Snakes are often perceived as deadly animals, cunning creatures to be feared and revered at the same time. But is this perception representative of all snakes? Why have snakes consistently been used as mythical symbols across many cultures in all the major civilisations? Research assistant Mary-Ruth Low opines that while venomous snakes should be respectfully avoided, there’s a whole world out there of colourful and delightful snakes on the sunny island of Singapore!

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Today, on International Polar Bear Day, we celebrate the majestic snow giant and its charming characteristics. 

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