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Little-Known Coral Snake Facts & 4 Common Species (10 interesting facts)

February 21, 2017

Coral snakes sound like a friendly creature you might meet in a storybook fantasy land, but these creatures are highly venomous and dangerous. Found in both North America and Asia, these snakes rarely see humans, but if you do happen to cross their path, you may want to turn and run the other way. Let’s […]

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Top Tips on How to Identify a Poisonous Snake

February 21, 2017

Poisonous snakes can be found in most parts of the world, but how can you tell the difference between venomous and non-venomous snakes? They don’t exactly come equipped with warnings signs – or do they? If you know what to look for, you can identify a poisonous snake out the wild and know whether it’s time […]

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7 Affordable and Easy-to-Use Snake Traps That Work

February 20, 2017

Snakes can bite in less than a second, injecting venom into a human and causing death within hours. Most snakes are nonvenomous snakes, but you don’t want to take the chance of an emergency room visit. Professional snake trappers can help, and if you know a snake is venomous, you’ll want to call in a professional. […]

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Top Rattlesnake Facts and Species

February 17, 2017

They hiss, they rattle, they bite. Rattlesnakes are one of the most feared snakes in North America, and it’s easy to see why: they have a venomous bite. Rattlesnakes can be found in both North and South America, but the greatest concentration is in the southwestern U.S. and northern parts of Mexico. Arizona alone has […]

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9 Interesting Anaconda Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

February 16, 2017

A semi-aquatic snake, anacondas are found in tropical rainforests, and they’re known for their enormous girth. The anaconda is broken down into four species: green anaconda, yellow anaconda, dark-spotted anaconda and Bolivian anaconda. And if you get lucky enough to come close to these huge snakes, you’ll find that their massive size wasn’t underestimated. Don’t worry […]

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How to Overcome Ophidiophobia: 4 Common Symptoms & Causes & Treatment

February 15, 2017

Ophidiophobia – the fear of snakes. Most people are afraid of these slithering, creepy creatures to some degree. I don’t know about you, but I turn and run the other way when I see a snake. A snake phobia, though? That’s a different story. We’re not talking about the usual snake fear (after all, some […]

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Cottonmouth Snake (Water Moccasin) Facts (7 Basic facts & Bite Treatment)

February 14, 2017

Cottonmouth snakes go by many names, but most people call them water moccasins. Its scientific name is Agkistrodon piscivorus (say that ten times fast), but that doesn’t roll off the tongue quite as smoothly as cottonmouth. Highly dangerous and venomous, this species of pit viper lives in the southeastern United States. There’s a reason why […]

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9 Cobra Snake Q&As Every Kid Should Know

February 10, 2017

Cobra snakes enchant the world with their “hood” that puffs out and reminds people of ancient times long ago in sandy deserts, mostly in Africa. Cobras are as beautiful as they are frightening, and their venomous fangs (when talking about the King Cobra) releases enough venom to take down one of the world’s largest mammals: […]

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7 Natural and Effective Snake Repellents

February 9, 2017

Unless you’re a snake removal specialist, the last thing you want to see is a snake slither into your home. Snakes are, even the small tiny ones, scary. An image of a screaming child jumping on top of a table comes to mind. And sure, they have a right to roam around, but they’re scary. […]

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The World’s Top 10 Most Venomous Snakes

February 8, 2017

Snakes slither about eating rodents and minding their own business – until they don’t. The sight of a snake is enough to scare even the bravest of men and women. If the snake rattles or is an aggressive snake with toxic venom, you need to calmly run the other way (flailing your arms in the […]

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