Tag Archives: venomous snakes

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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Snake Temple – Home of the Wagler’s Pit Viper

Disclaimer: We do not intentionally poke fun of other people’s cultural or religious beliefs. We are simply snake fans, and we enjoy educating others about the many truths and myths regarding snakes. We apologize in advance, if any portion of the following … 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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King Cobra and Your Latin word of the day.

Ophiophagus Pronunciation:  /ˌō-fē-ˈäf-ə-gəs/ If you’ve ever delved deeper than the very surface of any non-domestic animal hobby (i.e. salt water fish, birds, insects etc.) you have very likely found yourself amongst people throwing out Latin terms as part of their … Continue reading

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Why does it have to be Snakes???

I can’t imagine that anyone wakes up one morning and thinks, “Gosh, I’m going to devote all of my free time to swinging a metal stick at a diminutive dimpled ball for fun!”, or “Gee, I think my new hobby … Continue reading

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