Scientists discover new species of “blind snake” in Brazilian river (and please stop sniggering at the back)

Scientists discover new species of “blind snake” in Brazilian river that looks remarkably like a piece of the human anatomy (and stop sniggering). Forgive us if this puts you off your dinner because, as snakes go, this is not much of a charmer.

Water under the bridge: Crystal clear river is so clean you can see 50ft to the bottom

Crystal clear water under the bridge: River so clean you can see 50ft up from the bed | UPDATED: 06:49 GMT, 6 April 2012 A crystal clear river is so clean that the 50ft deep riverbed can be seen from a bridge crossing over the water.