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  • Venomous Snakes in the United States
    Venomous Snakes in the United States
    There are four basic snakes in the United States that are venomous. The first three are known as Pit Viper's which consist of five varieties of Copperheads, three varieties of Cottonmouths, also known as water moccasins, 31 different varieties...
  • Golfer bitten by rattlesnake
    Golfer bitten by rattlesnake: Snake lunges, bites and abruptly ends golf game
    One way to end a golf game quickly is to get bitten by a rattlesnake and that’s just what happened to Steven Wiese at the 11th tee. There was no warning or rattling sound when the snake lunged at him at the Catta Verdera Country Club in...
  • Jamie Coots
    National Geographic Channel issues statement following death of Jamie Coots
    Following the death of Jamie Coots, star of National Geographic Channel’s Snake Salvation, the network announced that they will air a tribute special dedicated to the snake handler.Coots, an Appalachian pastor who used snakes as part of his...
  • Crafts related to 'Rattlesnake Crystal' episode of Wild Kratts
    Crafts related to 'Rattlesnake Crystal' episode of Wild Kratts
    A new episode of Wild Kratts premieres on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11 a.m. Tucson time on PBS (Channel 6 in Tucson). The new episode is called "Rattlesnake Crystal." This episode is about using a rattlesnake to help find a crystal....
  • Sistrurus miliaris miliaris
    Research: Rattlesnake venom composition depends on diet
    The protein content of rattlesnake venom is diet dependent even in very closely related rattlesnake species according to research published on June 24, 2013, in the journal Public Library of Science by researchers from Ohio State University and...
  • Pennsylvania Timber Rattlesnake
    Pennsylvania's rattlesnake hunting season is under way
    Snakes often impart a feeling of uneasiness among people. Their smooth skin, slithering action and sneaky demeanor trigger screams, chills and occasional violent reactions. While some folks are frightened, others eagerly pursue them throughout the...
  • Rattlesnake
    Animals of Red Rock Canyon: Rattlesnakes
    Just as the Gila monsters are out and about (see previous article), so are the snakes of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and its surrounding area. According to the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States, &ldquo...
  • Rattlesnakes are deadly
    Protect your dog from rattlesnakes
    In Austin and the surrounding hill country, Austinites enjoy hiking, camping, hunting, and trail walking with their canine companions. However, during the spring and summer months, the snakes start to come out. It has been estimated that 150,000...
  • Venomous snakes of North America
    Venomous snakes of North America
    If a snake bites you, do you need to know what kind of snake it was to get the right anti-venom?No. Not really. Not in the U.S.As you may have read about snake bites, all poisonous snakes in North America can be classified as either pit vipers or...
  • Rattlesnake threat display
    Snake bites
    Tens of thousands of people die from snake bites every year. Though relatively few of these deaths are in Europe and North America, there are over a dozen species of venomous snakes in North America alone. These potentially deadly snakes fall into...