Amazing Snakes Including Snake Swallows Man
Giant Snake Swallows Man In Florida Swamp
Giant Snake Swallows Man In Florida Swamp
On Thursday Florida Wildlife Officiers were called to a remote fishing camp on Lake Okeechobee just off Florida State Highway 78.
When they arrived they found that several men at the fishing camp had captured and tied up a giant snake in the back of a pick up truck. There was something very large in the snake.
The men had tied up the 27 foot anaconda to prevent it escaping into the water. The men had looked for a man missing from their fishing party all morning and they had been on their way back to call him in as a possibly drowned person when they came upon the giant anaconda laying on the bank of a small stream.
It was apparent that the snake had just had a large meal and after the wildlife officiers arrived they cut the head off the snake and removed it to a near by area and cut it open. When they did they found that the missing fisherman was inside the snake. He was deceased.
At this time all names are being with held until the next of kin are notified.
It was only a matter of time until the pythons and anacondas that have made their home in the everglades attacked a human.
There is now a huge established population of pythons and anacondas in the Florida Everglades. In the last year there have been several road killed King Cobras found on roads in south Florida and this has led many people to believe that King Cobras are also now established in south Florida.
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A single bite from a Black Mamba may inject enough venom to kill 20-40 grown men, easily killing one unless the appropriate anti-venom is administered in time. When cornered, they will readily attack. When in the striking position, the mamba flattens its neck, hisses very loudly and displays its inky black mouth and deadly fangs.
Here's some scary news. A Green Mamba recently attacked a man in Dade County Florida and escaped. It was filmed on video tape in the back of a strip mall attacking a man who had tried to kill it. In related stories two Green Mamba's and three King Cobras have been killed by automobiles in the same area in the last four years so it would appear that the snakes are living in the wild in south Florida.
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The Emerald Tree Boa
The Emerald Tree Boa is one of the most beautiful of all the species of Boa's. The Emerald Tree Boa is native to the rain forests of northern South America. The Emerald Tree Boa is a nocturnal species of snake and it spends most of its time up in the tree branches hanging by its tail and watching downwards for prey. Being nocturnal it sleeps throughout the day and hunts at night. The Emerald Tree Boa has a slow metabolism and doesn't have to eat as often as other snakes.
The Emerald Tree Boa is extremely fast and can grab its prey faster than almost any other snake. While the snake is non venomous it is not a great snake for a pet as it is very aggressive. This is one that is better to look at in the local zoo.
The Red Sided Garter Snake
The Red Sided Garter Snake is one of the most beautiful species of snake on earth. Its home habitat Point Reyes Pond in California is now gone though the snake is native to other areas in the San Francisco area of California. Most people will agree that the Red Sided Garter Snake is one of the most beautiful colored snakes in the United States.
Blind Snakes are found burrowing under the soil of every continent on earth except for Antarctica. Blind Snakes are not really completely blind and it makes one wonder how the snake managed to spread out to every continent on earth. The snake is rarely seen and you might have several living outside in your yard and never see one.
Albino Burmese Python
The Albino Burmese Python is one of the most beautiful snakes on earth. This snake is widely available in the U.S.A. in most large pet shops but think before you buy it. This snake will grow into a very large snake that can be dangerous to the person caring for it. One person should not try to provide care for one of these snakes.
It is sad but when these snakes grow up their owners realize they have a dangerous snake they can not care for and they dump them out in the wild. In most areas of the United States this snake can not live through out the winter however pythons including the Albino Burmese Python have become well established in the Florida Everglades and there is now a large breeding population there.
Madagascar's Bright Pink Snake
The Bright Pink Snake native to Madagascar is one of the most beautiful snakes in the world. The snake grows to about 16 inches long when it is grown and it feeds on small rodents and lizards. The snake was first discovered in 2011 in Masoala National Park in Madagascar.
It is not seen much outside of Madagascar but that may change in time as it is truly one of the most beautiful snakes in the world.
Nelson's Milk Snake
Nelson's Milk Snake is a subspecies of King Snake native to Mexico. It is also one of the most beautiful colored king snakes in the world. This snakes prey is birds, small rodents, and lizards. It is rarely available in the pet trade though from time to time you will find it available.
Blue Coral Snake and American Coral Snake
Both of these snakes are venomous and could potentially kill you with a bite. The American Coral Snake native to the Southeastern United States is easily confused with the Scarlett King Snake which is a non poisonous species. Remember if you ever think a snake might be poisonous leave it alone. Only the experts should handle poison venomous snakes.
Elephant Trunk Snake
The Elephant Trunk Snake is an aquatic snake living in most of Southeast Asia. The photo above of the two Elephant Trunk Snakes was taken in Thailand. The Elephant Trunk Snake is truly one of the world's most amazing snakes and the snake feeds mostly on fish. If you were looking for one of the most unusual species of snake I don't think you could find a more unusual species.
The Leaf Nosed Snake
If you were looking for one of the world's most unusual snakes then the leaf nosed snake would have to be on your list. It is truly one of the weirdest reptiles in the world and it feeds mostly on lizards. Native to Southeast Asia it can be found in zoo's and collections around the world.
The Horned Nose Viper
The Horned Nose Viper is usually found in the desserts of Israel hiding beside a gerbil hole waiting for one of its favorite prey the gerbil to come along. The Horned Nose Viper is a venomous snake and can be found in zoo's around the world. However its unlikely that your ever going to find one in nature.
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And that is our list of the 10 most amazing snakes on earth. Please feel free to post a comment about this page below in the comment section. Feel free to post your comments or questions now.
I don't understand why so many people are afraid of snakes. While some of the snakes on this page are venomous and should be avoided not all are. Keeping a snake as a pet can be fun and interesting. Just do plenty of research and know exactly what kind of snake you are getting and learn exactly what you need to do to care for it.
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