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Poisonous and Non-poisonous Snakes | Differences

The upcoming discussion will update you about the differences between poisonous and non-poisonous snakes. Difference # Poisonous Snakes: 1. Body colour generally bright. 2. Neck constricted. 3. Head long, triangular, and wide due to the presence of poison glands on two sides of the head. 4. In majority, a hood is present. 5. Tail abruptly tapering except in sea snakes. [...]

By |2017-01-11T14:47:29+00:00January 11, 2017|Snakes|Comments Off on Poisonous and Non-poisonous Snakes | Differences

Venom of Snakes (With Diagram) | Zoology

In this article we will discus about:- 1. Nature of Venom 2. Effects of Poison 3. Anti-Snake Venom Serum 4. Poison Apparatus and Biting Mechanism 5. Ligaments and Muscles of Snakes 6. Transference of Venom. Nature of Venom: It is a kind of highly evolved saliva which the snake uses to both kill as well as digest its prey. There [...]

By |2016-10-20T08:57:23+00:00October 20, 2016|Snakes|Comments Off on Venom of Snakes (With Diagram) | Zoology

Poisonous and Non-Poisonous Snakes | Zoology

Learn about the comparison between non-poisonous and poisonous snakes. Comparison # Non-Poisonous Snakes: 1. Non-poisonous snakes are usually not brightly coloured, but pythons, common sand boa, red sand boa, anaconda, wart snakes (Acrochordus granulatus) etc. are brightly coloured. 2. Shape of head is usually narrow and elongated in non-poisonous snakes. 3. No constriction in the neck of non-poisonous snake. 4. [...]

By |2016-10-20T08:57:23+00:00October 20, 2016|Snakes|Comments Off on Poisonous and Non-Poisonous Snakes | Zoology