What plant keeps snakes away?

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What plant keeps snakes away?

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Plants that keep snakes away are yellow alder, basil, snakeroots, pink agapanthus, wormwood, garlic, mother in laws tongue, lemongrass, allium and marigolds.

Dogs do keep snakes away especially the big dogs.

Snakes are most often afraid of dogs and especially afraid of big dogs so if you have a large dog in your yard the snakes will usually stay away.

However snakes may just bite the smaller dogs but larger dogs can usually scare off the snake.

The snake that has a diamond is the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake.

The western diamondback rattlesnake or Texas diamond-back is a venomous rattlesnake species and member of the Viper family, found in the southwestern United States and Mexico.

The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is likely responsible for the majority of snakebite fatalities in northern Mexico and the greatest number of snakebites in the U.S.

A human can survive a king cobra snake bite if they get prompt medical attention and get the anti venom injected inside you fast enough.

The King Cobra venom is poisonous to humans and can be deadly within a few hours to 6 hours so prompt medical attention is important to surviving a King Cobra Bite.

You can sometimes outrun a snake depending on how fast you can run and how fast the snake can chase you.

Some snakes can chase you faster than you can run although some snakes are slower than some humans so if you're a good runner then you can usually outrun a snake.

But if possible just slowly back away from the snake as if you run the snake will begin to chase you.

If a snake hisses at you it's a sign that the snake is feeling threatened so you should back away slowly from the snake.

The snake would prefer to not bite you so it's warning you first with a hiss to get away and if you don't then it will prepare to bite you.

So if a snake hisses at you slowly back away but don't run as the snake may decide to chase you.

Some types of snakes do scream and shriek.

The snakes with vocal cords have the ability to scream or shriek although most snakes are quiet animals and may only make hissing sounds.

Snake poop is usually black or dark brown and is in the form of being solid and has a log shape with lumps.

Snakes do fart and pass gas like humans and other animals do.

A snake may fart once in awhile which is normal as they have gas built up inside them that needs to be relieved.

Although when snakes do fart, it usually doesn't make any noise and shouldn't produce an odor.

You can de venom a snake through surgery that removes the gland that produces the venom in the snake.

Surgery is also done to some snakes to inhibit and prevent the production of snake venom.

The state that has the most venomous snakes is Arizona while California is the state with the most snakes.

The most venomous snake in Australia is the Inland Taipan snake.

The inland taipan, also commonly known as the western taipan, the small-scaled snake or the fierce snake, is a species of extremely venomous snake in the family Elapidae.

The species of snake is endemic to semi-arid regions of central east Australia.

Aboriginal Australians living in those regions named the snake dandarabilla.

The 4 biggest snakes are the Green Anaconda, Burmese Python, Reticulated Python and the Central African Rock Python snake.

The country that has the deadliest snakes is Australia.

Australian snakes are well and truly over represented out of the world's top 25 most venomous snakes.

The Island country that has the most snake bite fatalities is Ilha da Queimada Grande.

Ilha da Queimada Grande, also known as Snake Island, is an island off the coast of Brazil in the Atlantic Ocean.

It is administered as part of the municipality of Itanhaém in the State of São Paulo.

Snakes move using their flexible body, which consists of a long spine with up to 400 ribs attached.

Muscles connected to the ribs help snakes crawl, climb, and swim, and wide belly scales help them grip surfaces.

Saw scaled viper snakes are called saw scaled vipers because of the scales along the lower body lie at a distinct 45-degree angle to the rest and have serrated edges.

The things that are special about the saw scaled viper is the snakes irritability, aggressive nature, and lethal venom make them very dangerous.

The saw scaled viper is a really venomous snake with a maximum yield of 70 mg of venom in a single bite, and the average person only needs 5 mg to be fatally wounded.

Without immediate care a person bit by a saw scaled viper could die within the hour or less.

Around 4,000 to 5,000 people are killed by the saw scaled viper snake each year.

The deadliest snake in the world is the saw-scaled viper snake which is the deadliest of all snakes, since scientists believe it to be responsible for more human deaths than all other snake species combined.

The Saw scaled viper snakes venom, however, is lethal in less than 10 percent of untreated victims, but the snake's aggressiveness means it bites early and often.

The King Cobra Snake is also one of the deadliest snakes in the world.

Not only does the bite of a king cobra contain a high level of toxins; these toxins and venom target your heart and lungs.

Your respiratory system and heart can suffer greatly from a king cobra bite, and many victims who don't seek treatment end up perishing from cardiac arrest or respiratory complications.

It is true that venomous snakes will swim on top of water.

Venomous snakes do swim on top of water although they also sometimes swim under water.

But only a venomous snake will swim on top of water.

It is true that venomous snakes do swim on top of water.

Only venomous or poisonous snakes swim on top of water while non poisonous and non venomous snakes only swim underwater.

Poisonous snakes or venomous snakes swim on top of water.

And only poisonous snakes will swim with their entire bodies visible on the water.

If you see a snake that is swimming on top of the water with their entire bodies visible then it's a poisonous snake.

Non poisonous snakes only swim below water.

Venomous snakes do also swim underwater as well.

Still even poisonous and venomous snakes sometimes swim under water so it may still be a venomous snake.

Poisonous snakes will swim with their heads above the water because a poisonous snake swims with their lungs inflated.

So if you see a snake swimming on top of the water then it's most likely a poisonous snake.

Non poisonous snakes will be seen swimming under the water.

Although there is a snake called the coral snake that is very poisonous and sometimes swims both on top of the water and under the water.

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