Pet dogs injure and kill far more people every year than pet snakes do by huge orders of magnitude. They are incredibly powerful animals. He got down on the floor on his hands and knees to look for it. How the fuck are dogs more dangerous. People's attitudes toward natural environments are a primary determinant of how they address environmental issues. How Dangerous Are Venomous Snakes in America? Be the first to share what you think! The dangerous snakes are common brown snakes Pseudonaja textilis, tiger snakes Notechis scutatus, red bellied black snakes Pseudechis porphyriacus and the pygmy copperhead Austrelaps labialis. I will check it out, and hopefully feel better. no comments yet. 8 8. As strong as you're assuming it is, it is definitely much stronger. Tiger Snake can kill an adult within four hours of the period, and immediate treatment is extremely important. Learn more about this species in our expert guide by herper and wildlife biology student Jordan Hill. 0 comments. Not to discourage people from keeping them, but they absolutely need to be treated with respect and that includes extreme caution and supervision when around children, and a VERY secure enclosure. When it had warmed up, it slithered out and the wife saw it go under the sofa. Many snake experts have cited the black mamba and the coastal taipan as the world's most dangerous, albeit not the most venomous snakes. I always come across random ones and either my front end wants to dump out from under me or the rear end wants to slip out and cause a low slide. IMO having a giant around small children is not responsible. Like I said dogs are way more dangerous overall than a snake. In case you travel to different places, you will meet different species of animals that you haven’t seen before. ReddIt. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the forwardsfromgrandma community, Continue browsing in r/forwardsfromgrandma. My brother in law has had a python for 20+ years. 1/3. This type of snakes inhabit marine environments for most of their entire lives, and some are unable to move on land. Watch Queue Queue Tar Snakes. Don't forget to write, Sweaty! Its been a long time since I laughed that hard at an email................... You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity, by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity. report. I personally wouldn't allow a giant constrictor around kids, but that's my personal opinion. Meanwhile, neighbors saw the burning drapes and called in the fire department. The husband (who was taking a shower) ran out into the living room naked to see what the problem was. Forwards, much like your meemaw, never really seem to die. Sea snakes are one of the most dangerous and venomous snake species that roam in the sea. If you would like to participate, you can choose to edit this article, or visit the project page for more information. Poisonous snakes can kill a person with just one bite. Around 50,000 people die each year due to snake bites in this country, as there are many different venomous snakes that inhabit the subcontinent.However, the most dangerous snakes in India are the ones included in the Big Four. The good thing about them sea snakes is that they are usually not aggressive unless provoked or cornered. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. When’s the last time you heard about a pet python saving it’s family kids from burglars? A couple in Sweetwater , Texas , had a lot of potted plants. The firemen had started raising the fire ladder when they were halfway down the street. About Community. Snakes with strong venom have the capacity to kill people. Chris Simons says. The problem with this king cobra’s lair, is it is nearby the houses, where children usually play outside. FFG is back! An aquarium with a lid is likely not completely secure. Tar Snakes. Threatened by habitat loss in some of its range, the blue racer snake is a non-venomous subspecies of the Eastern racer snake. They have it in a big covered aquarium, but the room is open to the rest of the home. It turned out that a little green garden grass snake was hidden in one of the plants. Like I said, there are plenty of dangerous snakes that don't have angular faces. The other policeman tried to beat out the flames, and fell through the window into the yard on top of the family dog who, startled, jumped out and raced into the street, where an oncoming car swerved to avoid it and smashed into the parked police car. Question for the snake lovers! This snake is an invasive species that was smuggled into the country by foreign herbalist and is one of the most dangerous snakes in Nigeria. Mix. Honestly, I think the opposite. About that time the family dog came and cold-nosed him on the behind. And before anyone feels the urge to tease Australia over its dangerous sea foam and snakes, we ask you all to remember what washes ashore in other parts of the world. Question for the snake lovers! Whilst there is always the risk of snake … 35. We enjoy the view of colorful things like rainbow and flowers, but things should go differently with colorful snakes. Sort by. He is six and 55lbs. Tumblr. Soon he decided it was gone and told the woman, who sat down on the sofa in relief. I will inspect the tank setup and ask them to keep the door to the kids' room closed, and hopefully I will be able to enjoy the time off. Another thing is, we’re on a province, were there are no snake experts that we could call for help, to safely catch this snake, and relocate somewhere. I'd personally go over and see the enclosure to make sure it's secure. Posted by 15 hours ago. Both men were discharged from the hospital, the house was repaired, the dog came home, the police acquired a new car and all was right with their world. share. He regularly feeds it rabbits. Intellectually, I realize that the act of driving him to the sleepover is more dangerous. Is there any way to get rid of them? save. P.S. My snake just shed and he looks gorgeous! He thought the snake had bitten him, so he screamed and fell over on the floor. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. The table fell over, the lamp on it shattered and, as the bulb broke, it started a fire in the drapes. His wife thought he had had a heart attack, so she covered him up, told him to lie still and called an ambulance. Tumblr. 122k. She went to the kitchen and got a small bottle of whiskey, and began pouring it down the man's throat. Tumblr. If you venture through the forests or mountains, types of venomous snakes are what you should learn first. Welcome to snakes. Snakes also known as Garter Snakes (Thamnophissirtalis) can be dangerous Yes, grass snakes, not rattlesnakes. A while later they were watching TV and the weatherman announced a cold snap for that night. Here's why. Indian or spectacled cobra The Mali cobra is found in tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and scrublands from Northern Ghana, to Cameroon, with recorded sightings in Nigeria, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Togo, Southwestern Niger, and Senegal. It is one reason why you should take precautionary measures once a snake-bitten you. I think it's awesome that he's got an old, well loved giant snake. share. 100% Upvoted. May 5, 2020 at 10:49 am. 74. My brother in law has had a python for 20+ years. September 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm . During a recent cold spell, the wife was bringing a lot of them indoors to protect them from a possible freeze. And that's when he shot her. The Blue Coral Snake is striking in appearance, but its toxic venom is highly dangerous and can cause death in just 30 minutes. While the Agta people weren’t fond of snakes, things are totally different in Ban Kok Sa Nga. image: tantontravel. share. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. Anapel, our 5 1/2 year old Russian rat snake and her very first baby out of the egg, now just over 6 months old. (When animal control is not available) Hey, so I should probably preface this by saying that there is currently no snake or person in danger, wildlife services safely removed a (possible) copperhead from my basement. Are they adequate? Again, I love Giants, and am not against people having them. Reply. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. This video is unavailable. As long as the enclosure is secure and the snake doesn't get out to roam the house, I don't see any problem. It’s obviously true that cassowaries are dangerous and that they can, and will, hurt people on occasion. The neighbor's wife, who had just returned from shopping at the grocery store, saw her husband's mouth on the woman's mouth and slammed her husband in the back of the head with a bag of canned goods, knocking him out and cutting his scalp to a point where it needed stitches. That being said, even if the snake doesn't constrict and consume, bites from that size of a python are pretty brutal. Again, as long as the snake is locked away, your son should be fine. My son is going over for a sleepover. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Would you let your child sleep around a pitbull? He can't be eaten by the snake, but he could still get seriously injured or killed if not properly monitored. Dangerous Snakes If you spend any time out in nature, you are familiar with the dangers of poisonous snakes. ReddIt. The venomous species found in mainland Australia & Tasmania State. Maybe it IS all those cigarettes keeping the sub alive! ReddIt. By now, the police had arrived. The large constrictors should really be treated like firearms. Snakes: The Good, the Bad and the Deadly With venom so potent it can kill a person in 30 minutes, the black mamba is a snake to avoid—while others are worth learning about before you cast judgment They're very unlikely to be eaten but if the snake has a bad day and gives a quick defensive bite? The Coastal or PNG Taipan are considered some of the most venomous snakes on the planet. Tumblr. I'm an advocate of responsible ownership, and it's just too risky. The wife still had the problem of the snake in the house, so she called on a neighbor who volunteered to capture the snake. Sumatra is also home to the Paradise flying snake. The u/Snakes-Dangerous community on Reddit. And it's not that I only like the look of venomous snakes, I love all snakes/animals - but I'm not going to bother keeping snakes that aren't my absolute favourites when I don't have unlimited space. A snake that size can 100% kill or seriously injure young children. People seem to think it's ok, but these snakes can do some serious damage to adults. The neighbor man, seeing her lying there passed out, tried to use CPR to revive her. This logic isn't just snakes though. Brightly colored snakes are indeed beautiful; however, the colors are also the signs telling us that they are dangerous. The attendants rushed in, would not listen to his protests, loaded him on the stretcher, and started carrying him out. The truth is a well fed giant is extremely unlikely to break out of the cage and go looking for children to eat, but the "what if" factor is horrifying and way too risky. Watch Queue Queue. By Jordan Hill. The part that we can’t deny is that some of these colorful snakes are so gorgeous to look at. Mix. I just have a hard time shaking the image. 2 comments. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Do they suck? 14 comments. Reddit; Flipboard; Telegram; Most people are afraid of snakes because of their venom. Here is the list of 15 extremely dangerous snakes that you should know so that you can avoid encountering them. This is how I feel. The u/Snakes-Dangerous community on Reddit. This venom is not always produced or administered by the snake in ways dangerous to human health, so many species are venomous in that they produce venom, but considered harmless to humans in most cases because the venom is of low potency, and/or otherwise administered through grooved rear teeth or simply oozed from ducts at the rear of the mouth. Getting used to his enclosure. The wife asked her husband if he thought they should bring in their plants for the night. 19 comments. Is he going to get eaten by a snake? I like the comparison to firearms. 4 4. comments. . He is six and 55lbs. If they have a python that size with kids in the house, I'd expect a locked door to be a barrier as well. She told him there was a snake under the sofa. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. 265. save. . I fucking hate them. .. . permalink; embed; save; parent; give award; beautiful-desolation 12 points 13 points 14 points 1 year ago . I mean, statistically the most dangerous thing we all do every day is get in the car and drive, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't manage other risks in our lives. . They saw the unconscious man, smelled the whiskey, and assumed that a drunken fight had occurred. I haven't always been the best person in the world, but I did not deserve reading that whole thing. Now, the little snake again crawled out from under the sofa and one of the policemen drew his gun and fired at it. A 15-20 ft snake is WAY stronger than you may realize, and can break out of all but the most secure enclosures. This reptilian love affair started back in the 1950s when a doctor wanted to put his sleepy little town on the map. Should I insist that the door to the kids' rooms be closed? If you wonder what are the longest snakes that still roaming the earth nowadays, this article is right for you. Posted by u/[deleted] 3 years ago. Not eaten, but keeping the real giants around children is...dicey. Unlike pit vipers, they have an oval head, round pupils, and no heat-sensing pit. Who says email is dead? Archived. [21] [22] [23] Both species are elapids , and in several aspects of morphology, ecology and behaviour, the coastal taipan is strongly convergent with the black mamba. There is just a monkey deep inside of me that doesn't want to leave my child with a large predator. 265. For non US people; how are your roads maintained? It is alive and well in the woods now. I'm sure if his children have survived for 2-4 years around the animal it's fine.. Also if he's feeding it rabbits regularly I highly doubt it's hungry enough to go after anything as large as a child. They obviously haven't seen your grandma at work. share. save hide report. About that time, the snake came out from under the sofa and the Emergency Medical Technician saw it and dropped his end of the stretcher. The thing is huge (to me), I am guessing 15-20 feet long and probably 10" in diameter at its thickest. Snakes are the deadliest animals of India. One of the most well-known and fascinating creatures in the world is indeed snakes. The last line reads more like a punchline. He regularly feeds it rabbits. 8 2 28. If it's kept locked up and he doesn't allow the child around the snake until they're much older (I'd say 17-18+ years), then it should be ok. Both species are elapids, and in several aspects of morphology, ecology and behaviour, the coastal taipan is strongly convergent with the black mamba. The noise woke the woman from her dead faint and she saw her neighbor lying on the floor with his wife bending over him, so she assumed that the snake had bitten him. Look up how many large snakes in the US actually consume children... Lol. That's when the man broke his leg and why he is still in the hospital. Obviously a black mamba is not dangerous to you if you are nowhere near one, but it is still the world’s most dangerous snake. Since there is no age limit, snakes keep growing larger and longer. Close. A couple in Sweetwater , Texas , had a lot of potted plants. There are only 5 dangerous non-venomous snakes out of 2,700 thousands species that can harm humans, fortunately. 10] Philippine Cobra. Log in or sign up to leave a comment Log In Sign Up. The second spot goes to Tiger Snake because it is one of the dangerous & venomous snakes in the world. Snakes have different defend mechanisms and ways of killings their prey either with or without venom. save. Here's why. Snakes also known as Garter Snakes (Thamnophissirtalis) can be dangerous Yes, grass snakes, not rattlesnakes. I have the same question, and I did some research so that we are able to know more about these reptiles. He missed the snake and hit the leg of the end table. List of dangerous snakes is part of WikiProject Amphibians and Reptiles, an effort to make Wikipedia a standardized, informative, comprehensive and easy-to-use resource for amphibians and reptiles. It wasn't that bad. The police called an ambulance, which took away the neighbor and his sobbing wife. Colubrids are nonvenomous snakes, or have venom that is not harmful to humans. He armed himself with a rolled-up newspaper and began poking under the couch.. I gave up a number of my large reptiles when I had children, it was hard but it was the right thing to do. hide. Is he going to get eaten by a snake? The rising ladder tore out the overhead wires, put out the power, and disconnected the telephones in a ten-square city block area (but they did get the house fire out). share. All colubrids in the United States are considered harmless. . I haven't inspected the enclosure, but have been told it is secure. I just wouldn't have the snake out unless your brother in law has at least 2-3 other adults helping him to handle the snake, and your son is just allowed to pet it or something. A snake that size can eat things that would surprise you. Mix. How dangerous are snakes around kids? Just because these legless reptiles are non-venomous, does not mean they are harmless. Share on Reddit; Email to a friend; This competition is now closed. They have a 2 and 4 year old themselves, and the kids haven't been eaten yet. Mix. It turned out that a little green garden grass snake was hidden in one of the plants. Examples of harmless colubrid snakes are corn snakes, rat snakes, racers, and king snakes. The thing is huge (to me), I am guessing 15-20 feet long and probably 10" in diameter at its thickest. Philippine Cobra lands in the list of venomous species and the tag “Cobra” is … Many snake experts have cited the black mamba and the coastal taipan as the world's most dangerous, albeit not the most venomous snakes. भारत में कोरोनावायरस महामारी (Coronavirus pandemic) के प्रकोप से जुड़ी ताज़ा खबरें तथा Hindi News से जुड़े अन्य अपडेट लगातार हासिल करने के She screamed and fainted, the snake rushed back under the sofa. Able to grow up to 1.8m long, this serpent dwells in the leaf-litter forests, although its brilliant blue colour makes it easily identifiable. Such a list has already been discussed in the wikipedia article “list of dangerous snakes”, rendering the above article redundant and incorrect. But while relaxing, her hand dangled in between the cushions, where she felt the snake wriggling around. So I want to preface this by saying I LOVE giant constrictors, but am a huge advocate of responsible owner ship of them. Time passed! . At that point, it's the small ones that you can step on accidentally that are the bigger threat. Treated with extreme respect and caution at all times, regardless of perception on the owner's part ("Oh, it's not loaded" or "My snake is tame, don't worry") and especially around children. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed.

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