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Questions and Answers on Snakes
|Questions 1 to 50 are Snake related.|
Some of the most commonly asked questions about snakes:
What are the biggest snakes in the world?
- See Question 13
Can Australian venomous snakes see your glow in the dark?
- See Questions 17, 19 and 20
What types of teeth and fangs do Snakes have?
- See Question 29
How fast do snakes travel?
- See Question 31 and 32
Will a snake actually attack you without provocation?
- See Question 33 Tiger snake attack - the myth
- See also Snake attack (PDF) and the mind of the Australian snake.
Do all snakes lay eggs?
- See Question 34 and 35
What is the difference between the words Poison, Venom and Toxin?
- See Question 39
Which snakes are the deadliest and what does that question really mean?
- See Question 42, 43 and 44
Why do snakes bite?
- See Question 45 and 46
Can snakes hear you?
- See Question 47
Dangerously venomous terrestrial snakes of Australia.
Dangerously venomous does not mean that bites must always be fatal.
|The Black Snake Complex (Pseudechis & Cannia) (PDF)|
|Do red bellies eat all the browns? (PDF)|
|The Broadheads (Hoplocephalus) (PDF)|
|The Brown Snakes (Pseudonaja) (PDF)|
|The Copperheads (Australaps) (PDF)|
|The Death Adders (Acanthophis) (PDF)|
|The Rough-scaled Snakes (Tropidechis) (PDF)|
|The Small-eyed Snakes (Cryptophis) (PDF)|
|The three Taipans (Oxyuranus) (PDF)|
|The Tiger Snakes (Notechis) (PDF)|
Other snake related stories worth a read.
|The Myth of Snake Attack and the mind of an Australian venomous snake (PDF)|
|Tiger Snake Attack, the myth (HTML)|
|Snakebite treatment for bites from Australian snakes (PDF)|
|How to keep an Australian Snake (HTML)|
|My story on snakebite treatment - (PDF)|
|CSL Antivenom Handbook - Snake Venom Detection|
|Snakebite protocol - Protocol Inland Taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus)|
|Snakebite - University Of Sydney|
|IMMEDIATE FIRST AID - for bites by Inland Taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus)|
|Toxin Information (Antivenoms)|
|PROTOCOL INDEX � International|
|Snakebite Protocol - Protocol Tijgerslangen (Notechis species)|
|Taipan Venom Data|
|Venoms Bibliography - (Oxyuranus microlepidotus)|
|Poisonous Animals and Animal Toxins|
|Relative Toxicity in Snake Venoms|
|Venom Bibliography - (Notechis ater serventyi)|
|VENOMOUS SNAKES: - Alphabetical listing by common names|
Snakes General in Australia
|Checklist of Elapids|
|Browse Reptiles by Scientific Names|
|Photos by Bruce Means � Some rare and lovely photos in here.|
|Bibliography of Tasmanian Herpetology|
|Australia's Venomous Snakes: by Brian Bush - The Modern Myth or Are You A Man Or A Mouse?|
|Snakes - National Geographic|
|Great pics of venomous snakes|
|Most Dangerous snakes in the world|
|Identifying Venomous Snakes in your Area - US|
|Flying Snakes Org|
|Flying snake video footage|
|Mystery of flying serpents - National Geographic|
|Flying Snakes by Jake Socha|
|Flying tree snake|
|Black Mamba � Animal Planet|
|Black Mamba Snake|
|Black Mamba fact sheet|
|Black Mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis)|
|Eastern Green Mamba|
|Western Green Mamba (Dendroaspis viridis)|
|Green Mamba venom|
|Gaboon Viper � great pics|
|Gaboon Viper � Who Zoo|
|Keeping Gaboon Vipers|
|Rattlesnake genus Crotalus|
|Rattlesnakes � Crotalus and Sistrurus|
|Santa Catalina Island Rattlesnake|
|Rattlesnakes a species photo index|
|Research on Green Anacondas|
|Predatory attacks by Green Anacondas on adult humans|
|Reticulated Python � Reptile discovery|
|Russian site on Australian venomous snakes.|
|NOMI RETTILI ITALIANO - INGLESE|
|Snakebite protocol � Dutch|
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