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Credit: Alamy Of England’s three snake ­species, adders are the most often seen, in forests and on heathland mainly ­in the south-west and north-east. Spot them in early spring when they first emerge from ­hibernation.

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Deadly Boomslang Snake Venom Makes You Bleed From All Of Your Orifices Until You Die | IFLScience

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Atheris is a genus of venomous vipers found only in tropical subsaharan Africa, excluding southern Africa. Confined to rain forest areas, many members have isolated and fragmented distributions

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This Lab of Snake Venom Is Saving Lives

Warning Coral snakes belong to the same family as the highly venomous cobras, kraits, mambas, and sea snakes. Unlike vipers and pit vipers, coral snakes have fangs that are fixed in position on the front part of the upper jaw and cannot be folded back. Coral snake venom is strongly neurotoxic, affecting the victim’s nervous and respiratory systems, and bites can be fatal. Do not handle these snakes!

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