Thursday, 30 August 2012

boomslang snake

The Boomslang (Dispholidus typus) is an extraordinarily dangerous snake found in sub-Saharan Africa. Human fatalities are rare, since this snake is very timid, but spectacular. It's venom is haemotoxic, which means that it affects the body’s natural blood clotting mechanism resulting in the bleeding of the internal organs. Sometimes it can take as long as 24 hours before the symptoms of the venom can be felt or seen. Once it gets to work however, a person can bleed to death from every orifice. The Boomslang is a tree-dwelling snake (Boomslang means "tree snake" in Afrikaans). Females are brown, and males are light green with black highlights. The Boomslang reaches an average length of 5 feet. Its fangs are at the back of its head.


Thursday, 16 August 2012

Desert snakes

playing with snake Python

I dunno what it is with celebrities enjoying having giant yellow pythons hanging round their necks but it's gotta have some appeal otherwise Angelina Jolie wouldn't have done it:

Brad's is this long!

Even bloody Steve and Terry Irwin both got in on the act and tried to share wearing one to the opening of a zoo somewhere. The fashion critic in me laughs at their matching outfits but applauds Terri's attempt to accessorize.

Black Mamba photo gallery

 black mamba snake africa

Africa's Most Dangerous Snakes, Black Mamba Snake
poisonous black mamba snake

Black Mamba Snake

 black mamba snake

dangerous black mamba snake

snake attacks

Python Nabs Vervet Monkey

Crazy Snake Attack On Animal

Incredible images as giant snake eats croc

snake eating snake photos

water snakes photo gallery

Rock snake

Red-striped Ribbon Snake

Brown Water Snake

Mississippi Green Water Snake

Diamond-backed Water Snake

Mississippi Green Snake

back watered snake

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poisonous Northern Water Snake

poisonous water snake

dangerous water snake

northern water snake