affection is a type of of emotion! there are MILLIONS!
humans show many of these, snakes dont! bad comparison! put one and one together.
Defensive!?!?! place the two together man, those that are threatened become defensive! same thing.
as far as giving your posts a hard time, you come off sounding as if you give everyone elses posts a hard time, so look at your own then talk. Iam simply correcting you, sorry mr einstein for disagreeing.