The turtle-headed sea snake is known for its alternating bands of black and white. But in recent years many of these snakes have been found in the wild that seem to have lost their stripes. Scientists now believe that the black pigment is an evolutionary trait developed to protect the snakes' skins from pollutants. Learn about the turtle-headed sea snake and human effects on wildlife.
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