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Poisonous snakes of the Brazilian won the island

Poisonous snakes were expelled from their island people.

Approximately 35 miles off the coast of Sao Paulo is the island, which is home to the largest number of venomous snakes in the world. These reptiles are known as Bothroyd Island (Bothropoides insularis). Moreover, they are extremely poisonous and can kill a person in less than an hour. Another name for this dangerous snake ’s Island jararaca”.

Landscapes natural landscapes in the public reserve Lençóis Maranhenses in Brazil are so beautiful that their beauty will take your breath away. Among them is also famous for its beauty and the island Queimado Grande (Queimada Grande). This is an amazing, but dangerous island in the Atlantic ocean where there are a lot of snakes. This uninhabited island. People are afraid to come here because the entire island is inhabited by thousands of snakes. Which multiply constantly and rapidly increase their livestock.

Dangerous poison

Snakes of the genus “island jararaca” have an excellent response, fast attack and application of the bite, and also a very toxic poison. If a person is bitten by this snake, will not pass also hour as it will lead to death if not quickly use an antidote.

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First aid to the victim of the bite of serpents

As a rule, the shooting of the snake and the bite is hard not to notice. In the first minutes after the bite of such serpents, as vipers, at the site of injury there is pain and a burning sensation. Around the bite appears redness, multiple hemorrhages, rapidly spreading edema. The severity of the consequences depends on the location of the bite (bites to the head and torso more dangerous than in the leg), the age and state of health of the victim. For example, children, especially under 3 years of age, suffer heavier snake bite than adults.

If you move away to the South, one can see other species of snakes. Poison, for example, cobras, sea snakes, some species of tropical rattlesnake, which affects the nervous system, causes muscle weakness, dizziness, numbness and aching pain in the limbs, sometimes vomiting, fever up to 38-39°C. Death may occur from paralysis of the respiratory centre. However, after these snakes outward signs at the bite site void: two points of puncture on the skin and slight swelling around them.

First aid to the victim of a snake bite

Assistance begin to provide immediate and energetic content sucking the wound. The person conducting the removal of the poison spit should continuously extracting liquid. To deal with the removal of the poison thus makes sense about the first 15-20 minutes Continue reading

Milk snakes

Striated Royal (milk) snakes (Lampropeltis triangulum)

Milk snake (Lampropeltis triangulum) is a species of non-poisonous snakes, the habitat of which is distributed from North-Eastern Canada to Northern South America. Different subspecies of milk snakes inhabit swamps, deserts, forests and mountains. They live anywhere they can survive reptiles.

“Milk” snakes – why did you choose the name? Obviously, they don’t milk and don’t drink milk. Perhaps in the old days the milkman with a sense of humor some times I noticed this snake in the barn. And then, when the cow suddenly began to give less milk, have suggested that the snake drank it at night, while the snake cleared his farm from mice.

Scientific classification

Milk snake is part of the larger colubrid family (Colubridae), belong to the genus of king snakes (Lampropeltis) and type Triangulum, because they have characteristic differences from other king snakes. In his monograph, Williams (1998) identifies 25 subspecies of milk snakes Lampropeltis triangulum.

In the modern herpetoculture it is customary to use the Latin scientific name of the snakes and common, although scientific names are increasingly replacing common, especially when it comes to subspecies. For example, fans to refer to the subtype Continue reading

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