- Joint snake
Supposedly, the snake can break itself (or be cut) into pieces and will reassemble itself. It is said that if a piece of the snake is taken and the pocket knife used to cut the snake is set down in in the place of the snake's piece, the knife will join up with the whole of the snake. The myth is probably based on legless lizards than can regenerate their tails after they are broken off. Such lizards are often called joint snakes. May also be a reference to the
Hydrain Greek Mythology.
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Joint snake — Le joint snake est une créature folklorique du sud des États Unis. Ce serpent est supposé pouvoir se casser (être coupé) en morceaux et se ré assembler. Ce mythe est probablement basé sur la particularité des orvets qui peuvent régénérer leur… … Wikipédia en Français
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