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Extreme situation. Venomous snakes and lizards

A large variety of venomous snakes occur in the tropics, however, some space of the globe completely devoid of poisonous snakes, including New Zealand, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and the Polynesian Islands. Some species of snakes are more aggressive than others, and can attack with no visible signs of provocation. However, aggression is the exception rather than the rule. The danger from snakes cannot be ignored in areas of high temperature where they are active day and night during the hot months. In cold weather they are passive or hibernate. In arid and semi-arid lands of the snake is more active early in the morning, afternoon they behave sluggish and hiding in the shadows. Many snakes are active only at night.

Considered the most poisonous vipers from Europe, Asia and Africa; copper-red and cotton, maksinova snakes in North America; shrubby and some other varieties in the American tropics. This is a long snake with venomous teeth.

Ordinary vipers and vipers “trench” (found in the pits) typically have a stout body and flat head.

Widely known varieties of the present (normal) vipers are found only in Europe, the Russell’s Viper in India, Viper with a hood in South Africa, American Viper — in dry areas of Africa and Arabia, Gabon-sky in tropical Continue reading

Types of snakes
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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…

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