Tag Archives: Venom

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

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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

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The Spider-Tailed Adder – Pseudocerastes urarachnoides

You all know that I love snakes, and if you’ve read more than one of my posts, you likely realize that venomous snakes are my passion. As much as I love snakes, however, there are some animals that completely creep … Continue reading

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Snakes 101 – An introduction to the Mighty Serpent.

The air was crisp yet refreshing, as I made my way through the tall grass and wild growing Black-eyed Susans and Daisies on my way to the large pond on our property in the Arkansas Ozarks. With my faithful fishing … Continue reading

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Red and Yellow Kills a Fellow? Your Identification Guide to Tri-color snakes.

Only 4 families of venomous snakes exist in the United States. These are the rattlesnakes, Copperheads, Water Moccasins (Cotton Mouths), and the Coral snakes. For the purpose of this article, we will concentrate on Coral Snakes and some of their … Continue reading

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