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Snakes of Cyprus

When you say. In Cyprus you can meet a snake, do not be afraid! It happens very rarely and in certain places. On the beaches are virtually impossible to find snakes, as well as on the territory of the city. They like to dwell in gardens and vineyards, where many small inhabitants of the forest, which feed on predators. In Cyprus there are about eight species of snakes, three species of them are poisonous to humans. But the last case, fixing the bite with lethal outcome was recorded about twelve years ago. Most snakes are not dangerous to humans. They are rarely fit for human habitation.

«In Cyprus, you are more likely to die from an accident than from a snake bite” – said the expert on snakes Hans-Joerg-Will.

For fans of extreme and extravagant travelers, we offer you to visit a snake farm. It is not far from Coral Bay. The farm was opened in 1996 by the Australian Hans-Joerg-Bedlam, as you know Australia is famous for real masters on snakes. The reptile Park is working to protect snakes and demonstrate harmlessness of reptiles.

Experts on snakes say that Cyprus is a favourite place for snakes, even a Paradise, as it is warm and always warm sun, so here they bred rapidly.

In the centre for the protection of snakes is possible to see different species of snakes. The guide tells in detail about the life of reptiles, as well as the facts that you did not know before. Continue reading

The Most beautiful snakes on the planet

Selection of beautiful pictures of snakes — and not so poisonous — from all continents.

Keeled grass too. The snake is non-venomous, and the snake yawns after a hearty lunch, to reinstall the jaw and catch my breath.

Mamba Jameson . graceful green snake of the length two meters, the venom of which has a nerve effect. Deny the muscles of the respiratory system and the victim is slowly but surely suffocating. Then the serpent eating it. It lives in Africa. There is still the black Mamba, its length 4 meters, which is as poisonous as the green, but I am afraid of it anymore. There is a belief that if a black Mamba crossed the path, wait for death. Or she will crawl and bite, or just die from an accident. It is believed that the bite of a deadly Mambo, but it is not. If within one hour after the bite to take the serum, then survival is guaranteed. To escape from the snake is almost impossible, Mamba moves at a speed of 11 km/hour.

Rainbow boa constrictor, inhabits South America, especially a lot of snakes in the Amazon. It feeds on small animals, most large animal who can strangle him, – it’s a big rat. If you feel the danger, and can bite, but they are not poisonous.

Mexican non-venomous king snake of the family geobrush. Lives in Mexico, Continue reading

Poisonous snakes of Africa

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Venomous snakes of Africa.

Africa, second largest continent on the planet, with a territory of over 30 million square kilometers with a population of almost one billion people, is a country of diversity, ranging from tropical to subtropical temperatures, to an amazing African Safari. Known about the millions who died from the bites of poisonous snakes of Africa and insects.

Poisonous black Mamba snake.

Africa has many deadly poisonous reptiles — Black Mamba is one of them. Black Mambas are actually brown or olive color, it is the most dangerous poisonous snake of Africa . Without a special serum, which was introduced no later than several minutes after the bite, the person dies.

The black Mamba can strike and bite their prey up to twelve times within a minute, and each shot will produce enough toxic poisons to kill an adult human. Adult Black Mambas can reach speeds of up to 20 kilometers per hour, grows to 2.5 meters in length. She will attack if cornered, scared or if she feels threatened. The black Mamba is deadly, can kill any person who is not ready to meet with her.

The Gabon Viper is a poisonous snake.

This species lives in Central Africa, Eastern and Western States produces the largest amount of venom of any snake in the world, one bite can kill a person within minutes. Reptiles are beautifully colored, with pink, brown, black spots. Continue reading

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