Ahaetulla is a genus of colubrid snakes commonly referred to as vine snakes, or whip snakes. They are considered by some scientists to be mildly venomous and are what is commonly termed as 'rear-fanged' or more appropriately, opisthoglyphous, meaning their enlarged teeth or fangs, intended to aid in venom delivery, are located in the back of the upper jaw, instead of in the front as they are in vipers or cobras.
Bitis is a genus of venomous vipers found in Africa and the southern Arabian Peninsula. It includes the largest and the smallest vipers in the world. Members are known for their characteristic threat displays that involve inflating and deflating their bodies while hissing and puffing loudly.
Bitis arietans is a venomous viper species found in savannah and grasslands from Morocco and western Arabia throughout Africa except for the Sahara and rain forest regions. It is responsible for causing the most snakebite fatalities in Africa owing to various factors, such as its wide distribution, frequent occurrence in highly populated regions, and aggressive disposition.
The buff striped keelback (Amphiesma stolatum) is a species of nonvenomous colubrid snake found across Asia. It is the sole species of genus Amphiesma. It is a typically nonaggressive snake that feeds on frogs and toads. It belongs to the subfamily Natricinae, and is closely related to water snakes and grass snakes.
The Causinae are a monotypic subfamily of venomous vipers found only in sub-Saharan Africa. It was created for the genus Causus, a group considered to be among the most primitive members of the family Viperidae based on head scalation, oviparity, venom apparatus, and because they have round pupils.
The Central Asian cobra (Naja oxiana), also commonly known as the Caspian cobra and Oxus cobra, is a highly venomous species of cobra found in central Asia and belongs to the Elapidae family. It occurs in central Asia and like other cobra species, it spreads a “hood” as a warning to potential predators and other threats.
The New Guinea bockadam or dog-faced water snake, Cerberus rynchops, is a species of a colubrid snake native to coastal waters of Asia and Australia. It is commonly found in mangroves, mudflats, streams, ponds, tidal pools, on algae patches, and has even been found burrowing into the mud. It is rear-fanged and is mildly venomous.
Common garter snakes are thin snakes. Few grow over about 4 ft (1.2 m) long, and most stay smaller. Most have longitudinal stripes in many different colors. Common garter snakes come in a wide range of colors, including green, blue, yellow, gold, red, orange, brown, and black. Life history. The common garter snake is a diurnal snake. In summer, it is most active in the morning and late afternoon; in cooler seasons or climates, it restricts its activity to the warm afternoons.
The common krait (Bungarus caeruleus), also known as Indian krait or blue krait) is a species of venomous snake of the genus Bungarus found in the jungles of the Indian subcontinent. It is a member of the "big four" species, inflicting the most snakebites on humans in India.
The king cobra is a dangerous snake that has a fearsome reputation in its range.King cobra. Cottonmouth OR Water moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorus)is a venomous snake, a species of pit viper, found in the southeastern United States. Adults are large and capable of delivering a painful and potentially fatal bite.
The Bronzeback Dendrelaphis tristis is a species of tree-snake found in South Asia. Description Edit File:Bronzeback head sal.jpg. It is a long slender snake with a pointed head and a bronze coloured line running down its back. Feeds on geckos and frogs. This harmless snake prefers the tree tops to life on the ground.
There are similarities between Fea's viper venom and that of viperines, especially Wagler's Temple Viper, except that Azemiops venom has no blood clotting, hemorrhagic, or muscle-destroying activity. The venom gland itself is similar to a viperine's, but Fea's viper fangs possess a ridge at the tip and a blade on the back seen only in some opisthoglyphous and atractaspid snakes.
Bitis gabonica, most commonly known as the Gaboon viper, is a viper species found in the rainforests and savannas of sub-Saharan Africa. Like all vipers, it is venomous. It is the largest member of the genus Bitis, and it has the longest fangs – up to 2 inches in length (5 cm) – and the highest venom yield of any snake.
Gloydius shedaoensis é uma espécie pitviper peçonhentos encontrados somente em Shedao Ilha na China. Apesar de muito pequena, esta ilha é o lar de uma população extraordinariamente grande dessas cobras. Não subespécies são reconhecidos atualmente.
The gray-banded kingsnake (Lampropeltis alterna), sometimes referred to as the alterna, is a species of nonvenomous colubrid snake. Some sources list two distinct subspecies of alterna, as L. a. alterna and L. a. blairi (Flury, 1950) differentiated by patterning and locale, but research has shown them to be the same.
The green anaconda (Eunectes murinus), also known as the common anaconda and water boa, is a non-venomous boa species found in South America. It is the heaviest and one of the longest known extant snake species. The term anaconda often refers to this species, though the term could also apply to other members of the genus Eunectes.
Horned viper is a type of venomous, terrestrial snake that is native to North Africa and Middle East. This snake inhabits stony deserts and semi-arid habitats on the altitude of up to 4900 feet. Horned vipers are ecologically important because they keep number of rodents under control.
The Indian cobra (Naja naja) also known as the spectacled cobra, Asian cobra, or binocellate cobra is a species of the genus Naja found in the India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan, and a member of the "big four" species that inflict the most snakebites on humans in India.
The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah), also known as the hamadryad, is a species of venomous snake in the family Elapidae, endemic to forests from India through Southeast Asia. This serpent is the world's longest venomous snake. Adult king cobras are 3.18 to 4 m (10.4 to 13.1 ft) long. The longest known individual measured 5.85 m (19.2 ft).
Lycodon capucinus or – Common Wolf Snake (Indian Wolf Snake) – งูหมาป่า. Appearance: A small and thin snake with the head readily distinct from the neck. Average size for this snake is around 40 cm. There is a white band across the top of the neck in juveniles which is lost later in adulthood.
Gloydius blomhoffii, commonly known as the mamushi, Japanese moccasin, Japanese pit viper, Qichun snake or Japanese mamushi, is a venomous pitviper species found in China, Japan, and Korea. There are four subspecies including the nominate subspecies described here. This species and the Okinawan habu are the most venomous snakes in Japan.