Australian zoologist and professor of Sidney University Rick Shine made a sensational discovery: many kinds of snakes are capable of becoming transvestites and of successfully posing as females by spreading female pheromones. However, this is not a caprice but a way to get warm: after winter hibernation, snakes become sluggish, so their bodies’ temperature abruptly decreases. There is the only way to avoid becoming a prey: to pretend to be a female. The “female” will at once surrounded by a tangle of males who immediately warm their “girlfriend." Luckily, snakes are peaceful animals: when the males get to know they have been swindled, they simply creep to look for real “ladies” secreting real pheromones. As for the rest, snakes are like human beings: Shine states that almost every young snake passes through this stage it its development, though such “fun” is not the adult snakes’ way.
Russian President Vladimir Putin got the West worried again by signing Decree No. 915. The news did not produce any public effect in Russia