Close Encounters of the Serpentine Kind (image) Macquarie University Share Print E-Mail Caption A group of snorkelling grandmothers is helping scientists better understand marine ecology by photographing venomous sea snakes in waters off the city of Noumea, New Caledonia. Credit Claire Goiran/UNC Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.