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Planet Earth

Snakes' Glamour Shots Show Off Their Curves


By Breanna DraxlerFebruary 26, 2013 6:00 AM


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In his new book, Serpentine, photographer Mark Laita tackles the tricky photographic subject of snakes. Over the course of the last decade and a half he has captured these colorful, charismatic and sometimes creepy animals. Discover's Breanna Draxler spoke with Laita about the project, and here we feature some of the most striking images and the stories behind them. 

"I’m not a specialist in snakes," Laita says. "I just think they’re beautiful." 

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