Will A Bite From This Snake Kill You?

hognose

QUESTION: Will a bite from the snake pictured above kill you? ANSWER: No. Although the Western Hognose can both flatten its head to look like a cobra, hiss loudly, and is known to shake its tail in dried brush to mimic a rattling sound when threatened, the hognose is non-venomous. Actually, king snakes like this one keep varmints under control and are generally helpful to … [Read more...]




Farmer Gets Snakebit “Down There” While Urinating in Field [WARNING: GRAPHIC]

owmahbawls

WARNING: Male readers gird your loins, as you are about to read one of the most horrifyingly nightmarish tales ever to grace the pages of The Patriot Caller.  A 46-year-old man has endured possibly the most painful (physically and emotionally) snakebite in human history, after he was bit on the penis by venomous Levantine viper while casually relieving himself in a field. … [Read more...]




Will a Bite From This Snake Cost You $153 Thousand? [PICS]

rattler

QUESTION: Will a bite from the snake pictured above bankrupt you? It doesn't take a herpetologist (reptile scientist) to know that it's extremely dangerous to get too close to a rattlesnake. But even if you do survive a bite, what are the financial ramifications? Let's just say that, if the venom doesn't get you,  the hospital bill might scare you to death... ANSWER: Take … [Read more...]




Will A Bite From This Snake Kill You?

scarlet

QUESTION: Will a bite from the snake pictured above kill you? ANSWER: No. Often mistaken for highly venomous coral snake, the scarlet king snake pictured above is non-venomous and even beneficial to have around for rodent control. The coral snake (featured on page 8) is identified by the common Boy Scout saying "Red and yellow, kill a fellow. Red and black, friend of … [Read more...]