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Watch What A Drop Of Viper Venom Does To Human Blood

by | 5th, July 2014




EVER wonder what snake’s venom does to human blood?

It’s estimated that snakes bite around 5.5 million people every year, leading to 400,000 amputations, and up to 125,000 deaths.

India suffers more than any other nation. The country is home to the wold’s largest venemous snake, the terrifying King Cobra. Gowing up to 18-feet, this snake contsins enough venoms to kill 20 people. But it rarely does. It lives in dense jungle and forest, where people rarely visit.

More prolific are the Indian cobra  (Naja naja),  saw scaled viper (Echis carinatus) and common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) and Daboia russelii viper (Russell’s Viper). They live around humans, eating the rats that feast on waste.

Most people are bitten when they step on a snake. Poor lighting and a lack of shoes make for a dangerous environment in snake territory.

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