Very long snake
|Very long snake|
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|Pattern type||Strict still life|
|Number of cells||8|
|Bounding box||6 × 4|
|Year of discovery||1971|
- See also: List of common still lifes
It is the 61st most common still life on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue, being less common than cis-block on long bookend but more common than boat with long tail. It is the 2nd rarest still life with 8 cells, being less common than canoe but more common than hook with tail.
All strict still lifes with a population of 21 or fewer cells, as well as all oscillators and spaceships with 16 or fewer cells, are known to be glider-constructible. A glider synthesis of this object can be found in the infobox to the right.