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|Pattern type||Strict still life|
|Number of cells||6|
|Discovered by||JHC group|
|Year of discovery||1970|
Snake is the twenty-first most common still life in Achim Flammenkamp's census, being less common than boat-tie but slightly more common than big S. It is also the twenty-eighth most common object on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue. It is the rarest of the five 6-bit still lifes.
- Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on June 18, 2009.
- Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
- Adam P. Goucher. "Statistics". Catagolue. Retrieved on June 24, 2016.