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VIDEO: Snake Venom Basically Turns Your Blood into Jell-O

As far as venomous snakes are concerned, none of them produce particularly pleasant effects once they bite their victims. We all know different snake venom is deadly for different reasons, but seeing exactly what this particular snakes venom does to blood is terrifying. This clip from an older BBC special shows a Russell’s viper being milked …

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Everything You Know About Surviving a Snakebite is Wrong – Here’s How to Actually Make it Out Alive

Pop culture and provides us with a ton of information. Some of that information can be useful, but the majority of it is mostly for entertainment purposes and has little to no real world application. This is especially true of how snakebites are treated in Hollywood. According to TV shows and movies, if someone gets bitten …

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Scaring a Scorpion Just Makes Them More Poisonous

If the fact that scorpions look intimidating and have the ability to kill you didn’t frighten you enough, it turns out the venomous arachnid becomes even more venomous when they get scared. That’s right, the already deadly creatures become even more deadly if something sneaks up on or surprises them. This either means it’s time …

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Rattlesnakes And Hunting Dogs Don’t Mix…At All

Few things are more enjoyable than watching a good bird dog at work. It’s amazing to watch them as they systematically search through brush and other cover with nose to the ground. Though their purpose is to find birds, hunting dogs occasionally find something a little less pleasant hiding in the brush. The problem is …

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Man Purposely Lets Deadly Snakes Bite Him in Search of Anti-Venom

Tim Friede – aka the venom man – has self inflicted over 160 snake bites on himself within the last 16 years of his life. Did I mention they were all highly venomous, some with the potential to kill him within minutes? You’d expect him to be dead, but he’s still here. Tim’s snake obsession …

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