Why are people scared of snakes? Why is it so contemptuously call them reptiles, blaming in all sins possible – from the first, inherited from eve and Adam? It’s not only in pathological mobility, visual “slipperiness” and a cold glance, which cause many instinctive disgust. The fact that some of these reptiles to humans are a real threat. Perhaps the fear of the snake – an echo of the genetic memory of those times, when there were no vaccines and medications, so almost every bite of poisonous snakes was deadly for the victim.
To be honest, there’s not that snake would dare attack the person itself – usually they attack only in self-defense. Although there are a particularly aggressive individuals who don’t need any special occasion to show your teeth ” in the full sense of the word. But the anger – is one thing, and the degree of toxicity – more. Today, when there are medications help the bitten people, some “bastards” ceased to be so dangerous, though the joy of a close acquaintance with them is ever going to do. But what kind of snake is anyway to bypass the tenth road, if you do not want to prematurely part with life?
It is widely known that not one snake on land in its ability to kill cannot be compared with the inhabitants of the ocean. The so-called sea serpent, which is often compared to the Cobra, more poisonous than Continue reading
Sverdlovsk doctors expect an influx of patients with the bites of poisonous snakes in the next two months. In advance of the dangerous season they give the citizens of the region tips on how to do a snake bite, according to JustMedia .
Annually in the world, the bites of poisonous snakes get up to 500 thousand people, from them about 50 thousand die. In the Sverdlovsk region common common adder. Of poisoning with poison of snakes is found in all the districts of the region, including on the outskirts of Yekaterinburg (the areas surrounding lake Shartash, Baltym, Stone tents). In the current year in the regional centre of acute poisonings as of June 4 has already received two patients with Viper bite.
Poisonous apparatus snake ecoproducers consists of glands, ductless and doprovodem teeth. The length of the teeth is 5 mm. the glands adder about 30 milligrams of the poison. The poison acts on the blood, blood vessels, heart, liver, causes local tissue damage. In the moment of a sting the pain is not stronger than a pin prick, but after a few minutes the swelling increases, there is burning, Continue reading
What are the dangers in Thailand: reptiles and element
Going on vacation in the friendly Kingdom of Thailand, we are all expecting sun, sea and coconut trees. Polite and good-natured Thai people, delicious and spicy local cuisine set us on a relaxed holiday. But do not forget that this state is in the tropical zone, so the wildlife here is quite extensive.
What are the dangers in Thailand can trap a tourist? What is best to be prepared so as not to regret later?
Danger in Thailand for tourists
1. A poisonous snake.
In Thailand a lot of snakes. Most are completely harmless, but some are poisonous. Some sting may fast enough to kill you, but even if this does not happen, the damage to the body can be very severe, the poison is extremely toxic thing.
Here, for example, found a King Cobra that reaches a length of four meters! While it preys on other snakes, and thus has a destructive danger to the fragile human body. So no need to walk outside of marked pathways. And watch your step!
2. Dangerous spiders.
Also, as in the case of snakes, most of these insects are not dangerous to humans. Despite the fact that Thailand is inhabited by almost two dozen species of spiders that are poisonous are just a few. But there is also a terrifying black widow, the venom of which Continue reading