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Thankfully the United States is home to fewer venomous snake species than other parts of the world, but several native types of pit vipers and coral snakes can deliver dangerous toxic enzymes with a single strike.
Both are pit vipers and have triangular heads and fangs.
Except for the very gory part, the world's largest roundup somewhat resembles a Texas county fair with pit vipers instead of livestock, and snake-handlers replacing ranch kids.
Bruno was bitten by a pit viper snake and almost died.
That was the reason researchers from the National University of Singapore gave when applying for funding to sequence the temple pit viper’s genome earlier this year, writes Samantha Boh for the Singapore Times.
Trails had to be cut from the dense understory with machetes, pit vipers lurked everywhere and nasty spines that grow on many plants could easily puncture boots and skin.
The snake that bit Rachel Myrick is a North American copperhead, Agkistrodon contortrix, a type of pit viper.
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