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CalPhotos: Pseudechis australis; Mulga Snake
Pseudechis australis; Mulga Snake. Found: throughout Australia, except VIC, Tasmania and the most southern parts of WA. The heaviest venomous snake in Australia. Temperament seems to vary: southern are shy whereas northern are more agitated if disturbed. Mulgas bite savagely, even hanging on and chewing as they inject their venom, which destroys blood cells and affects the muscles and nerves. Commonly known as king brown snake though actually a member of the black snake genus.
Florida Pine Snake (Pituophis melanoleucus mugitus) - ANF12
An adult female Florida Pine Snake from the Apalachicola National Forest that I captured during a study of upland snakes being conducted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
no_rss id:740775 Недаром именно змея обвивается вокруг чаши и посоха на символах врачевания. И неспроста ее яд ценится дороже золота. В легендах Древнего Китая огромный змей – дракон – родоначальник первых императоров, то есть совершенно божественное создание. Первые люди, согласно африканским…
Brazil's Lancehead (Bothrops brazili)
Brazil’s Lancehead (Bothrops brazili)This highly venomous pit viper is named not for the country but after Brazilian physician Dr. Vital Brazil. They are found in forested habitats in Northern and...