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Observations on the movements of the heart of the copper-head snake (Hoplocephalus superbus, G©ơnth.) in and out of the body

by Daniel McAlpine

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Published by Stillwell, printers in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agkistrodon,
  • Heart, physiology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D. McAlpine
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 28-35 ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26303806M

    Common signs of venomous snakes: Triangular head shape, certain color patterns, presence of fangs, bilateral fossas, ovoviviparous, presence of rattles, single scale anal plate caudal to cloaca, elliptical pupil shape.   John Mullan picks 10 of the best snakes in literature. Metamorphoses, by Ovid. Cadmus kills a monstrous serpent and hears the prediction that one day he will be turned into a snake.

      In some sense, The Snakehead was a book just waiting for Patrick Radden Keefe. Newspapers had investigated his central character and the . Question: What is the world’s longest poisonous snake? Answer: The king cobra of Asia is the world’s longest poisonous snake. It can reach a length of about 18 feet ( meters).

      Dispelling the myths surrounding copperhead snakes. The venomous snake belongs to a sub-family of snakes known as pit vipers and shares company with cottonmouths and : Francis Skalicky. My Ántonia Book I, Chapters VII-XIII Ambrosch, her older brother. On the way home, they stop to examine a group of prairie-dog holes. Suddenly, Ántonia spots an enormous snake and lets out a scream, which causes the snake to coil in their direction.


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