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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Most Poisonous Snakes

Everybody fear from snakes. They don't know how to treat snake poison.But they are just animals,who actually fears humans. Some of them are poisonous but not all. Their are many misinterpretations about snakes, but the truth is snakes don't bite unless you fear them. As like all other animals snakes are important factor of the food chain and we should respect them for their position and the work they do for the farmers. Snakes are particularly amazing against the rats which posses the capacity of destroying the whole crops in a night. There are many poisonous snakes worldwide but we will focus more over on the Indian snakes as in India the major earning thing is the farm and many people life is dependent on the farms.

King Cobra

The most famous and most feared one snake in India. The King Cobra is a large and powerful snake.King Cobras  skin is either olive-green, tan, or black and it has faint, pale yellow cross bands down the length of the body. The belly is cream or pale yellow, and the scales are smooth.People treat King Cobra as God in India.

Indian Krait

Indian Kraits are covered in smooth glossy scales that are arranged in bold striped patterns of alternating black and light-colored areas. Found in most of the India. These are also called as Bungarus. These species contain neurotoxin venom that is 16 times more powerful than cobra venom. Krait venom is extremely powerful and quickly induces muscle paralysis. Clinically, their venom contains mostly pre-synaptic neurotoxin. It affect the ability of nerve endings to properly release the chemical that sends the message to the next nerve.

Russell's Viper

Head of the Russell's Viper is flattened,triangular also distinct from the neck. The snout of the Viper is blunt,raised and rounded. The supranasal has a strong crescent shape and separates the nasal from the nasorostral anteriorly.
             Most considarable thing about this snake is the ammount of Venoum Produced by it. The symptoms of the bite are pain at the site of the bite, immediately followed by swelling of the affected extremity. Also bleeding is a common symptom, especially from the gums, and sputum may show signs of blood within 20 minutes post-bite. There is a drop in blood pressure and the heart rate falls

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