In Reply to: Science... posted by chrish on January 28, 2003 at 12:04:07:
"There is scientific evidence that a calorically restricted diet can increase longevity in the species in which it has been investigated (humans, rodents, and probably other species of domestic animals).
:Does that mean it applies to snakes? No, of course not.
:But it doesn't make it untrue in snakes. I don't know of any specific data for snakes, but I tend to err on the side of caution. If it is true for some vertebrates, it may be true in others."
Do you mean like a mole or shrew? Or like a sloth? You are confusing!