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Category Archives: rattlesnake
Stung by a Poisonous Snake?! Venom vs. Poison
This article was inspired by Kimberly, who is the wife of our resident SnakeBuddy, Gavin. When Gavin and I are out looking for critters, knee-deep in Cheat Grass, Sagebrush and desert sand, the title above is the text message Kimberly likes … Continue reading
Posted in centipede, Poisonous, rattlesnake, Snakes, venomous Tagged Cone Snail, fangs, poison, poisonous snake, poisonous snakes, snake venom, stings, Tiger Keelback, Venom, Venomous snake, venomous snakes 12 Comments
Is this Snake Venomous? What to Look for when Dealing with Snakes.
Despite the inherent fear that many people face, when a snake crosses their path, wildlife respecting people will often ask themselves, “How do I know if this snake is dangerous or harmless?” As snake conservationists, we appreciate and respect the people … Continue reading
Posted in coral snake, great basin rattlesnake, Ground Snake, harmless snakes, King Snake, Milk Snake, non-venomous, rattlesnake, Shovel-nose Snake, Snake Identification, Snake Quiz, Snakes, venomous Tagged Agkistrodon piscivorus, Copperhead, Coral snake, Cottonmouth, harmless vs. venomous snakes, Rattlesnake, Snake, Snake identification, snake safety, Venomous snake, Water Moccasin, Water Snake 94 Comments
Beautiful Snakes by the Dozen!
Slimy, ugly, disgusting, gross, evil, creepy and scary are among the first adjectives used by most, to describe snakes. My experience, is that many people feel that “ugly” creatures do not deserve our attention or conservation efforts. We smash spiders … Continue reading
Posted in Beautiful snakes, coral snake, non-venomous, rare, rattlesnake, Snakes, variability, venomous Tagged African Bush Viper, Antivenom, Bamboo Ratsnake, Blue Coral Snake, Boiga dendrophila, conservation, Coral Cobra, Coral snake, elapid, Ethiopian Mountain Adder, Kanburian Pit Viper, Mangrove Snake, Mangshan Viper, neurotixin, pit viper, Pope's Pit Viper, Snake, Snakebite, Snakes, Speckled Racer, Speckled Rattlesnake, Temple Viper, Tropidolaemus wagleri, Venom, venomous snakes, Wagler's Viper 9 Comments
Variability of the Great Basin Rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus lutosus)
As a venomous snake fan, I’ve spent more than my share of time hiking, driving and poking around in the woods looking for rattlesnakes. As a kid, I always hoped one day that I might be seen, on at least … Continue reading