the Only Good Snake a Dead Snake?
are animals like any other animal - bird, cat, dog, etc. Most
people, however, do not see snakes this way. They see snakes
as a creature that deserves to be killed. Many people have an
unfounded fear of snakes, due to myths and other untruths that
are prevalent in our society.
are Snakes on My Property?
do not come onto your property to hurt you or your family. Snakes
are in search of:
are the Benefits of Snakes?
eat rodents (mice, rats, etc.) and insects, which can carry
harmful diseases that can cause illness, or, in some cases,
all Snakes Poisonous?
In the United States, we have only 4 species of venomous snakes
(copperhead, cottonmouth, rattlesnake, and coral snake), all
of which are found in Texas. In Texas, there are over 100 species
of non-venomous snakes.
I Die if I am Bitten by a Snake?
to the Texas Parks and Wildlife, you are four times more likely
to be killed by lightning than a snakebite. We have an average
of two to three deaths per year from snakebites, compared with
five to seven from insect bites and eight from lightning.
about Snakes and Salmonella?
that discusses the facts of salmonella and snakes.
an interesting article about insect bites, see
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