Active tourism, a snake bite

The greatest danger to life are the bites of the Cobra, Viper, EFy. But they are common in the countries of Central Asia. For active tourism in Russia and neighboring countries these types of snakes are less important than poisonous vipers and Copperhead.

You must always remember about the possibility of meeting with these reptiles during the active tourism . In the habitat of the snakes you must have airy shoes with high shank, wool socks, trousers of thick fabric, tucked in boots or shoes with the stock loose, not tight around the leg tissue. Moving overgrown with tall grass areas. preferably staff ahead of the push grass, rough terrain and mountains with a stick to examine possible hiding places on the route. Snakes usually avoid contact with people, hiding in advance. But if it happens, should I allow a snake to crawl away from the road and not be suitable for curiosity’s sake to adopt a threatening pose the bastard. Typically, it is rolled into a spiral body of a snake, pressed against the head, hissing Copperhead vibrating the tip of the tail. The throw is fast and can reach a third of the body length of the snake and more.

At the bivouac in the evening, too, must be aware of possible snakes, zapolskih in a tent, sleeping bag, or the fire, attracted by its light and heat. To illuminate the road a lantern or torch. Lost thing is not to try to grope about in the dark, light Continue reading

The biggest snake in the world Anaconda

For many centuries the snake arouse people’s conflicting emotions: some of them worshipped and considered a symbol of wisdom, healing, renewal and resurrection. Others believed the creature belongs to a supernatural world and is in the service of the dark forces. It is fear that gave rise to many myths and legends, including their size, strength, bloodlust and gluttony. What is the biggest snake in the world, will tell Prostozoo.

There are many legends and stories about huge serpents, usually the cannibals, the length of which reached 30 meters in circumference they were like a huge tree, and when crawling through the woods or planting – young trees were broken. In reality, however, such giants have not existed for the entire history of the animal world. According to current archaeological discoveries and research of the Museum and research center Smithsonian, the biggest and longest snake in the world – Titanoboa – lived 60 million years ago and replaced the extinct dinosaurs. Its length was 15 meters and it weighed more than a ton.

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Stories and everything, everything, everything

Not a great addition to a Sunday report. I think the big fish are still not active enough. In her brain now, “basic instinct”. Near the dais. almost at the surface ,floated “Karasina specimen” somewhere under 1 kg. and actively tried to crawl through the reeds ( could take in the landing net. b..b but the conscience is not given lightly poked the end of her fishing rod so that his eyes did not corn). Water. the feelings. still cool, I think the carp start spawning closer to “may”.Carp I pecked very carefully could in 15-20 minutes “to detain bait”, a little stamp, a little bit lift,sharp bites were few. By the way. don’t know whether there is a predator in the checks,someone wrote there,I once caught “ECOSOC” grams per hundred worms at the second check, but judging by one little koropchak with Continue reading


Can I keep a poisonous snake in your hands, if you have no experience? You can, if.

Venomoid=venomoid, poisonous snakes, which after surgery can not enter the poison. They come with remote stings, or with the cut paths from the gland to the tooth. Such vipers and pit vipers and aspidova necessary for the collections of zoos in places where there are laws about poisonous animals for public educational demonstrations, such as walking kindergartens with typename (as does Hosser). Again, for the simple terrariumistov, if the snake was purchased from the source of the first two examples. Also, removed the poisonous teeth, but it is extremely inefficient, and removed the maxillary bone, which leads to impending doom the serpent.

Venomous snakes can still bite, leaving wounds from the teeth, but without consequences. Still, it is not necessary to test it, the operation could have defective or injured parts poisonous apparatus to recover, it’s not about the glands, the glands will never recover! If direct really need to take the hands of venomoid, pre-check its bite in the feeding rodent, try to squeeze out the poison (without experience you can injure the snake).

Offspring from “safe poisonous” snakes poisonous, surgery is not inherited!

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Useful tips and recommendations for children

Most poisonous snakes attack humans only in self-defense. And yet, be extremely careful when going in their habitats. Before you go for a walk in an unfamiliar area, ask local residents, what are the poisonous snakes found there.

In the forest and steppe zones of Central Russia lives adder, in the steppe zone-steppe Viper. The Caucasus and Transcaucasia live Viper, and the Caucasus, and Asia minor long-nosed Viper; on the South of Central Asia — sand Viper. Going to places where there are venomous snakes, you should wear closed and high shoes and tuck in the pants. Picking berries in the high shrubs, be careful where you step.

Adder like snakes, most of which are not poisonous. To distinguish a Viper from a poisonous snake is not very difficult (at the head of this snake is usually two yellow spots), and yet never catch snakes for fun.

If you see a slithering snake, don’t touch it. Let move anywhere she wanted. Get away from her as far as possible. A sure sign that a snake is going to attack, — a folding ring.

If, despite all precautions, you are bitten by a venomous snake, examine the bite. From the bite of non-venomous snakes are two thin scratches. By the bite of a poisonous snake will always be visible punctures from the teeth. Around the wound Continue reading

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