Beware, a Decapitated Snake Can Still Bite and Other Things to Know to Stay Safe

Editor's note, March 20, 2019: This story was originally published Sept. 13, 2018, but we are bringing it back after a recent post from Texas A&M University that cautions people to be aware of snakes with warmer temperatures nearing. Is a big snake's bite more dangerous? Should you try to suck the venom out if you've been bitten?We went to the experts to get to the bottom of some snake myths and ended up with plenty of tips to keep you safe. State herpetologist Paul Crump of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Elda Sánchez, director of the National Natural Toxins Research Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, helped us with some of the facts.   Continue reading...

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