Tag: venomous snakes

Snake Venom-Derived Super Glue Stops Bleeding In Seconds

Snake Venom-Derived Super Glue Stops Bleeding In Seconds

Researchers with the University of Western Ontario have used a blood clotting enzyme called reptilase or batroxobin to create a glue that is so strong [...]
Patternless Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Documented In Florida

Patternless Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Documented In Florida

What is an eastern diamondback rattlesnake without the distinctive diamondback pattern that the snake is named for? In this case, it is a patternless [...]
Nearly Three Dozen Venomous Snakes Seized From Idaho Snake Keeper

Nearly Three Dozen Venomous Snakes Seized From Idaho Snake Keeper

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) has seized nearly three dozen venomous snakes from an Idaho man, including several exotic species from As [...]
<em>Atheris hetfieldi</em>, A New African Bush Viper Named After Metallica Frontman James Hetfield

Atheris hetfieldi, A New African Bush Viper Named After Metallica Frontman James Hetfield

Researchers Dr. Luis Ceriaco and Mariana Marques are such big fans of Metallica, that the scientists named an African bush viper after James Hetfield, [...]
Copperhead Snake Bites Have Little Effect On Alligators Due To Their Blood

Copperhead Snake Bites Have Little Effect On Alligators Due To Their Blood

American Alligators  (Alligator mississippiensis) have properties in their blood that Auburn University researchers say help them to avoid succumbing [...]
Two-Headed Russell’s Viper Found In India

Two-Headed Russell’s Viper Found In India

Susanta Nanda of the Indian Forest Service uploaded a video to Twitter of a two-headed Russell’s viper (Daboia russelii) that was rescued in Maharasht [...]
Rattlesnakes Still Strike Fast In Cold Weather, Study Says

Rattlesnakes Still Strike Fast In Cold Weather, Study Says

Researchers with Sand Diego State University and UC Riverside, both institutions of higher learning in southern California wanted to know how cooler t [...]
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