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Scientists Develop New Test To Fight Deadly Snake Fungal Disease
2014-07-16 03:43:18

Researchers have developed a faster and more accurate way to test for infection with Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola, a fungus that is killing snakes in the Midwest and eastern United States.


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2007-06-25 07:22:46

The Green Vine Snake, Ahaetulla nasuta, is a slender tree snake found all over India except for very arid zones of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. This snake is diurnal and only mildly venomous. It is bright green or pale brown. Adults grow to about 5 feet long. The green vine snake feeds on frogs and lizards. It is a slow moving snake and relies on its camouflage for protection. When disturbed they expand their body showing the black and white markings....

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2007-03-19 18:16:06

The Banded Krait, Bungarus fasciatus, is a venomous snake found in India and Southeast Asia. It occurs in the whole of the Indo-Chinese sub-region, the Malaysian peninsula and archipelago of Southern China. It has been recorded from northeast India through Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and southern China to Malaysia and the main Indonesian islands of Borneo (Java and Sumatra), as well as Singapore. In India, it is generally found in the North-East. It has been recorded in Bihar...

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2007-02-14 07:25:44

The Queen Snake, Regina septemvittata, is a non-venomous member of the Colubrid family of snakes. The species ranges through the temperate regions of North America east of the Mississippi River from western New York State to Wisconsin and south to Alabama and northern Florida. Some may be found in southern parts of Ontario. The Queen Snake is strikingly similar in appearance to the Garter snake and is often confused with that group. This snake is olive to gray or dark brown with peach or...

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2007-02-14 07:22:46

The File Snake is one of three primitive species of snake known as xenophidian that are from the family Acrochordidae. They are found in Australia and Indonesia. They are becoming a rare species as their hides are used for leather products. File Snakes range in length from 2 to 8 feet. They are entirely aquatic, lacking the broad belly-scales found in most other species of snakes. Their skin is loose and baggy, giving the impression of being several sizes too large for the snake. The...

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