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How to discourage snakes from entering your garden,or home. There are a few basic tips and recommendations that may reduce the risk. Read this to find out more....
By understanding basic snake anatomy we can better appreciate the evolutionary adaptations that has ensured the survival of these amazing creatures.
The Gaboon adder (Bitis gabonica) is undoubtedly one of the world's most beautiful snakes. It is also holds the record for the longest fangs and the highest venom yield of any of the world's
The Eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) is the largest of all the rattlesnake species. Find out more interesting facts about this species.
There is little wonder that India rates as the country with the highest snakebite incidents in the world.
With 89 genera representing some 265 species and 89 subspecies India
Snakes of Australia include some 208 species (including sea snakes), and 64 subspecies.
Although Australia has more venomous snakes than non venomous snakes, only 12 species
A country by country listing of the snakes of the world sorted by family,sub-family,species and sub-species.
What are the signs and symptoms of haemotoxic venom?. This type of venom is slow acting. Untreated bites result in fatal haemorrhaging.
What are the signs and symptoms of Neurotoxic venom?. This is a fast acting venom that attacks the neurological system or central nervous sytem. Death usually occurs due to respiratory failure
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park offers an extensive full-day snake handling course for those interested in learning more about these magnificent reptiles.
What are the signs and symptoms of Cytotoxic venom?. This type of venom can be best described as being cell destroying attacking tissue and blood cells.
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The family Elapidaecontains all front fixed fanged snakes of the world. All members of this family are venomous. There are 62 genera within this family, divided into 3 subfamilies.
The family Viperidae contains all the vipers and Pitvipers of the world. All members of this family are venomous. There are 42 genera within this family divided into 4 subfamilies.