pit viper


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Malabar pit viper bites not seen in other areas of the country were also encountered in this study.
The newest addition to the Pit Viper lineup has incorporated new designs for ergonomics and visibility as well as cost savings, and also has the line's Rig Control System (RCS) technology for greater accuracy and better serviceability.
Based on the history, presentation, and initial findings, it was determined the MWD had been struck by a venomous pit viper.
If a victim is biten by the pit viper, they will bleed from every pore in their skin before dying.
Deinagkistrodon acutus, formerly Agkistrodon acutus, is a venomous pit viper found in Southeast Asia and known by many names: the Chinese moccasin, the sharp-nosed viper, the snorkel viper and the "hundred-pace viper" ("hundred-pacer").
These figures indicate that with an assumed dosage of 5 vials per envenomed victim, based on dosages of an existing monovalent anti snake venom for the Malayan pit viper (Callesolasma rhodostoma) and Russell's viper (Daboia siamensis), a total South East Asian Polyvalent anti snake venom requirement would be approximately 400,000 vials per annum.
The western cottonmouth, Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma, is an iteroparous pit viper that inhabits a wide variety of habitats (Gloyd and Conant, 1990; Werler and Dixon, 2000).
The Gaboon is an African pit viper that spends most of its time motionless, lying in wait on its prey.
After the couple were arrested, police went on to raid their home in Walthamstow, east London, where they found two more tortoises and an Asian pit viper.
The only person he frequents outside of that circle is "the Kermeur boy," a saturnine youth with the ethics of a pit viper, who comes to serve as Louis's evil genius.
COPPERHEAD FAMILY (AKA HIGHLAND MOCCASIN): a brown, copper or tan pit viper with darker brown, hourglass patterns on its back.
Curiously there is a species of rattlesnake, the Mojave Rattlesnake, a pit viper found in Arizona and parts of California, with a venom that contains a special toxin named Type-A Mojave Toxin.
Other amazing finds include a pink cyanide-producing dragon millipede and a green pit viper.