Sources of Snake Venom?

Answer Snake venom is a type of saliva produced in special glands of some snake species. Snake venom contains proteins and enzymes, some of which are highly toxic if they reach the bloodstream of humans a... Read More »

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Is snake venom poisonous?

It's completely dependant on what type of snake you're dealing with but either way I really wouldn't recommend it if you value your life

How to Extract Snake Venom?

Snake venom is an important ingredient in the anti-venom used to combat snake bites. It is also found in certain blood pressure medications and anti-clotting drugs. Extracting snake venom -- also k... Read More »

How much venom can a rattle snake hold?

Rattlesnakes can hold from 1 to 850 ml of venom. The amount of venom varies with the size of the rattlesnake. The largest amount of venom ever extracted from a rattlesnake was 850 ml, drawn from an... Read More »

What is venom and which reptiles have venom?

Many animals produce venom, but the type of venom and its purpose varies from one animal to the next. Rattlesnakes are the most recognizable venomous reptiles in North America.VenomVenom is a toxin... Read More »