Behold—Poisonous Snakes! (Yes, You Read That Right)

Published on January 12, 2019
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Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! While it’s true that most snakes aren’t considered poisonous, there definitely are poisonous snakes, with poison for their predators and venom for their prey.

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Sources:

https://www.science.org.au/curious/everything-else/poison-vs-venom
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Images:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rhabdophis_tigrinus_IMG_6559.retouch.JPG
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-rhabdophis-tigrinus/683240674/popup?sq=%20Rhabdophis/f=CPIHVX/s=DynamicRank
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzonqxbwAms
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-western-diamondback-rattlesnake-striking-with/146062145/popup?sq=snake%20fangs/f=CPIHVX/s=DynamicRank
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-female-boomslang-snake-in-botswana/696227832/popup?sq=boomslang%20fangs/f=CPIHVX/s=DynamicRank
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzfYYdziV3k
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-tiger-keelback-rhabdophis-tigrinus/469459904/popup?sq=keelback/f=CPIHVX/s=DynamicRank
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7judt8C-X0k
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bufadienolide_skeletal.svg
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-rhabdophis-himalayanus-rhabdophis-himalayanus/947821124/popup?sq=%20Rhabdophis/f=CPIHVX/s=DynamicRank
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Garter_Snake_(6869758932).jpg
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