On Earth a huge number of poisonous creatures, but even if the creature is poisonous, it does not mean that it is unsafe. For example, the scariest snake in the world Taipan (Taipan), but still it is not the most poisonous.
Taipan is considered the most insecure because of his anger and the presence of deadly poison, which according to various estimates is in the 3rd or 4th place for toxicity. Besides all this Taipan grows to the largest size of 3.5 meters.
These snakes live in unsafe, inaccessible areas of the Latest Guinea and Australia. But even here these snakes are not so little and they occasionally meet, but despite this, every year someone is suffering from the bites of this snake. When we meet the man with the Taipan. she behaves very harshly and attacks faster than other types of snakes.
A list of the scariest snake in the world continues ruses of the Viper, from the bites of which every year killed a lot of people in Sri Lanka, where she lives. But it should be noted that in Sri Lanka there is virtually no antidote from its venom.
Malayan krait (Malayan krait) is also very unsafe snake. Seeking 2 meters in length. She lives in Australia and South Asia, often creeps into the houses and yards of people, moreover, Continue reading
After hurricane Katrina await epidemics, invasions of snakes and alligators
Official representatives of the United States Federal government, which hastily sent medical equipment and professionals affected by the hurricane “Katrina” areas on the Atlantic coast of the country, warned that the disaster may entail very adverse consequences for the health of the population over a long period, writes The New York Times.
According to officials, they are particularly concerned about the likelihood of outbreaks due to contamination of drinking water by sewage, and because spoiled food and possible transfer of dangerous diseases of animals, especially insects, and the bites of poisonous snakes.
A lot of people died in the hurricane. Some were drowned. Two people died from carbon monoxide poisoning resulting from the use of gas generators in areas with poor ventilation. Nine persons poisoned with carbon monoxide, ended up in the hospital, said Federal officials at a press conference in Atlanta – the city in which is located the Center of control and prevention of diseases.
Yesterday rescuers have been searching the wounded and needy in the area where the hurricane, Continue reading
Family: Acrohordidae Hornstedt = Warty snake
Family: Aniliidae Boulenger = Terete snakes
Family: Anomalepididae Taylor, 1939 = American worm snake
Family: Boidae Gray, 1825 = Lomonova [davoisne] snake
Family: Bolyeridae Gray, 1842 = Mascarene Boas
Family: Colubridae Oppel, 1811 = Colubrid snakes, wavie
Family: Crotalidae Gray, 1825 = Explosive [alkoholowe] snake
Family: Elapidae Boie, 1827 = Aspidova snakes, adders
Family: Hydrophiidae Boie = Sea snake
Family: Laticaudidae Laurenti = Ploskovaty, ploskogorie sea snakes, sea kraits, sea snakes amphibian
Family: Leptotyphlopidae Stejneger = Stenolaemata snakes
Family: Tropidophiidae Brongersma, 1951 = Earthen Boas
Family: Typhlopidae Merrem, 1820 = Clipsmake, blind
Family: Uropeltidae Gray = Withvalue snakes
Family: Viperidae Bonaparte, 1840 = snakes vipers and pit vipers, vipers
Family: Xenopeltidae Bonaparte, 1844 = Radiant snake
Brief description of the suborder
To the suborder of snakes are some of the most peculiar creatures: their unusual appearance, the original way of movement, a lot of the cool features of the behavior, the toxicity of many species.
In the structure of the skull of the serpent are the most characteristic and robust features of these Continue reading