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Salazar’s Pit Viper

A new species of pit viper snake, named after Harry Potter character, was discovered in Pakke Tiger Reserve of Arunachal Pradesh. About the Species The Salazar Pit Viper is a bright green snake that was discovered in Arunachal Pradesh. Also known as Trimeresurus Salazar, it has an orange-red stripe running from the lower border of ..


WHO unveiled a new strategy to tackle global snakebite “Emergency”

The World Health Organization (WHO) has unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, and also warned a lack of anti-venoms could soon spark a “public health emergency”. Each year, nearly three million people are bitten by poisonous snakes, with an estimated 81,000-138,000 deaths. The aim of the strategy is to ..