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“Types of snakes”

In the legends of ancient China tells the story of that dragon once there was a huge sea snake or a giant boa constrictor, swollen from the sea water in the Yangtze river.

Live large Boas and Kharkov zoo. Although to see their usual Kharkiv is unlikely. For the past four years as the entrance to the terrarium of the zoo is closed — emergency building on the brink of destruction. The roof of the cage, consisting of concrete slabs started to crumble. And simple repair in this case is not enough.

Once there was an aquarium for fish the local waters, says head of the Department of amphibians and reptiles of the zoo Olga Kalinovskaya, and when in 1995 marking the centenary of the zoo, was transformed into the current terrarium. Now the zoo management plans to restore the aquarium, and over it to build the pavilion-a terrarium. It remains only to find the money to build.

Thus it happened that now to exhibit a collection of snakes for the zoo anywhere. New housing received only crocodiles, lizards and small amphibians in the premises of the recently renovated monkey house. The rest live in various closed the eyes of the visitors spaces.

In Kharkov zoo today is home to 20 snake species, only about 200 individuals creeping. All of them are tropical snakes that were bred in captivity.

Creeping the oldest inhabitant of the zoo — a female Continue reading

“Most venomous snakes”

The most dangerous snakes in the world

Some attack without warning, while others move at lightning speed, or attack as You do.

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In a forest inhabited by many animals with ingenious methods for hunting and protection.

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Top 10 most venomous snakes in the world (Top 10 most poisonous snakes in the world)

Top 10 most poisonous snakes in the world.

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Top 5 most poisonous snakes in the world.

The most dangerous snakes in the world.

Some attack without warning, while others move at lightning speed, or attack as You do.

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TOP 10 most venomous snakes in the world / Top 10 most poisonous snakes in the world

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Poisonous snakes of the island of Kunashir

Sensational news environment: in the area Askochensky sources in the North-Western coast of Kunashir were found very unusual for these places fauna – poisonous snakes.

Individuals Eastern Copperhead snake was found by staff at the reserve “of the Kuril” during one of the planned expeditions for the purpose of monitoring the environment.

According to one representative of the reserve, candidate of biological Sciences Yuri Chests, this type of snake was spotted in one of the neglected areas of Kunashir. The place that is home to snakes, is quite inaccessible to humans and, therefore, extremely attractive to reptiles. Discovered of fauna in one of the seaside terraces, which rises above the sea of about 20-30 meters. Only managed to see five poisonous animals.

The reserve staff immediately decided that a new instance needs to be carefully examined. For these purposes, to process the specialist was involved in Copperhead, candidate of biological Sciences Nikolay Orlov.

The scientist immediately said that throughout the history of research of the Kuril fauna has been done quite a lot of attempts to find a Copperhead on the Islands of Shikotan, Kunashir and Iturup. However, neither during the Soviet nor in the period Continue reading

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