Excited for the August 21 eclipse? Visit our Eclipse 2017 page to explore the science, history, and myths of the event. The Curiosity team will be viewing the eclipse alongside NASA in Carbondale, Illinois. Follow us on Facebook for live videos, trivia, and interviews on the big day.
Share the knowledge!
Key Facts In This Video
For a long time, people thought that constrictors killed their prey through suffocation. 00:39
By placing monitors on anesthetized rats, scientists were able to track the rats' blood flow when they were constricted by snakes. 01:26
Research indicates that constrictors cause circulatory arrest in their prey. 01:52