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The Spring Egress: Moments with Georgiaís Denning Horridus
by Daniel Dean Duff II (Peter84Jenkins)
on July 27, 2011
I heard the same sound again, she had
slithered through some tunnel under the
shelter stone and her head was now poked out
of the opening just two feet from my crossed
Jameson's Mamba Captive Care
by Miro Voutilainen
on January 14, 2011
Jameson's mambas are extremely fast
and agile arboreal snakes. These snakes spend
most of their time in trees but they may
descend to the ground to bask or in pursuit
Captive Care and Breeding of the Monocle
by William Beard, Venom Central
on January 9, 2011
"I have heard of
Monocles well into their 20ís that are still breeding. The Monocle Cobra can
be a hardy, long-lived snake if its requirements are met."
by Chirag Jyroti Roy
on January 6, 2011
"The most common and probably the most dangerous among all Indian snakes."
Captive care notes for D. angusticeps
by Michael Burmeister
on March 6, 2010
A South African Environmental Officer shares Captive care notes for Green mambas.
Captive Care & Breeding of the Red Pigmy
by William Beard, MRBIGZSNAKES
on April 29, 2009
A very detailed and interesting report on the Red Pigmy!
UK Request for Venomous Inventory
by Dr. Robert A. Harrison
on October 12, 2008
If you keep venomous animals in the UK, the Department of Health would very much appreciate your completing this form ANONYMOUSLY!!!
Northern Copperhead Bite
by Leo Spinner
on September 3, 2008
By 9 p.m., my arm was swollen to my shoulder
and down the right side of my body as far down
as my groin.
by Andrew Wyatt
on September 2, 2008
There is a crisis in the reptile community, a crisis of apathy. We are beset by interests that would end the hobby and business that all of us love. Animal Rights groups have been on the march for eight years on a national campaign to end reptile ownership state by state. They have successfully enacted their model legislation and restricted private ownership of many reptiles in about a dozen states.
Book Review: The Snake Charmer
by Karl Betz
on June 11, 2008
For the first time, THE SNAKE CHARMER documents Joe Slowinski's final expedition and the events that preceded it. Exhaustively researched in interviews with Slowinski's colleagues and family, and the author's own trek into the wilds of Burma, this absorbing examination of Joe Slowinski's research, relationships, and bold field exploration is animated throughout by the passion and charisma of the man himself. Jamie James began his research for THE SNAKE CHARMER in 1994 with a trek into mountainous northern Burma where Joe Slowinski died.
New Abilene Zoo Herp Building Opens
by Larry Lemon (venom)
on December 17, 2007
Abilene Zoo's New Venom Shack
Help! I've been set up!!!
by Dustin Draper
on December 10, 2007
Dustin Draper claims he was set up by the DNR on an interstate venomous snake purchase. He could do hard time for this offense apparently. Although it varies considerably from the news article, he has posted his side of the story here.
Lachesis Bites in Brazil: 2 Cases
by Rodrigo C. G. de Souza1; Ana Paula Bhering Nogueira2; Tiago Lima3; Jo„o Lui
on November 21, 2007
"If there is venom inoculation, the first 60 minutes of these accidents are always dramatic and similar to the evolution of the hypovolemic shock: severe hypotension may occur within 20 minutes..."
I Should Be Dead
by Daniel Duff
on November 21, 2007
"...Minutes later I lost all sense of
humor and began to feel a heaviness in my
chest, metallic tasting saliva, and a tingle
that took on such violence that I felt like I
was laying on a cheap motel vibrating bed.
The Black Mamba
by Joe Switalski and Martin Smit
on June 29, 2007
An American and South African share their point of view and experience on Africa's most notorious elapid, the Black Mamba.
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