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An 11-year-old boy died in Medavakkam on Friday morning after he was bitten by a venomous snake on Wednesday. Sakthivel, a class IV student at a government middle school in Jalladanpettai, was a resident of Anjaneya Nagar. Past midnight on Wednesday,
Tim Friede has built his resistance to snake venom by injecting himself with diluted venom, Metro.co.uk reported. Friede, whose arm balloons up due to a potentially fatal allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, hopes that self-torture would help him to show
7 October 2013 1 View comments Tim Friede claims he can survive a bite from the deadly black mamba (pictured) after building up immunity An unemployed factory worker has proved his immunity to snake venom by letting a deadly mamba bite his bare arm.
Venom can turn a seemingly weak and tiny creature into a feared killer. But what, exactly, does it mean for an animal to be "venomous"?...Poisonous Venomous Though the two terms are often used interchangeably, "venom" is not the same thing as "poison.
A baby was delivered by Caesarian section at an Arkansas hospital shortly after his mother was bitten by a venomous snake, the new parents say...She and her husband, Colby, believe the snake was a copperhead, a pit viper that can deliver a fatal dose
A film-festival favourite, this documentary about a nonagenarian nun is now releasing nationwide...For decades, Sister Loyola Galvin has grown vegetables to feed her fellow Sisters at Wellington's Home of Compassion...We watch her 90th year unfold
Search Guest Column Serpents have gotten a bad rap throughout history. In Genesis, the serpent beguiled Eve to lure Adam into taking the fateful bite of the apple. In the New Testament, the Book of Revelation makes use of the Serpent several times to
Just after Typhoon Maring, Born to be Wild receives a call about a venomous Philippine cobra in Caloocan City...He wonders how a cobra that normally lives in forests and rice fields ended up in the city. He further examines the snake for any injury
A 13-year-old Michigan girl is recovering in a hospital after officials said she was bitten by a venomous snake while walking in a nature park with her family. Caylee Kapa, of the Detroit suburb Madison Heights, said she picked up the snake to
Nine venomous baby ocellate mountain vipers were born at the St...The orange-brownish spotted snakes were thought to be extinct for 140 years only to be rediscovered in 1983. "There are only three zoos in the United States that maintain that species