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venomous snake

In the U.S., any of the pit vipers, e.g., the copperhead, cottonmouth (water moccasin), and rattlesnake, of the family Crotalidae, and, in the southern U.S., the coral snakes (genus Micrurus), esp. M. fulvius and M. euryxanthus. Venomous snakes have a worldwide distribution. Specific names of snakes in the general vocabulary are listed under the first word. See: e.g., cobra; copperhead; daboia
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Deputy Director Wild Life Department Ghulam Sarwar has said that they raided a vehicle at Bypass on secret information and recovered 1100 venomous snakes from vehicle during searching.
2018 08 29 Veneno Similarly, the number of people who came in contact with a venomous snake or lizard also decreased from 342 in 2016 to 263 in 2017.
PROSECUTORS have lifted the lid on an attempt to smuggle three highly venomous snakes more than 7000 miles - hidden in empty crisp tubs.
"The best thing to do is learn the venomous snakes in your area before you need to know," says Cole.
Dealing with venomous snakes can be quite challenging but our team is trained to handle and carry out such sensitive operations.
The breed of snake is the only venomous type in the UK, but people also keep exotic venomous snakes, sometimes illegally.
Lions, wolves and deadly venomous snakes are among thousands of dangerous animals being kept on private properties across the UK, figures have revealed.
"And although you probably wouldn't find venomous snakes in downtown Orlando, snakes can live almost anywhere, particularly in rural areas.
The venomous snakes most often encountered in India are the Indian spectacled cobra (Najanaja), common krait (B.
"And although you probably wouldn't find venomous snakes in down-town Orlando, snakes can live almost anywhere, particularly in rural areas.
By Mail Today Bureau in Bengaluru TWO software professionals were put behind bars after the forest department raided their home in Bengaluru and rescued venomous snakes, including Russell's Viper, kept as pets.
There is nothing to stop anyone buying venomous snakes and breeding them.