In central snakes are found not only in forests, but also in the fields that are very close to the forest, mossy bog, in gullies and crevices, some overgrown ponds and lakes. During the day they hide in haystacks, under rocks, fallen trees, old stumps. Therefore, in these areas can not walk barefoot or in open shoes. Snakes tend to bite into the bottom half of the tibia, so going on a trip, you need to wear tight pants, thick woolen socks. Of great importance is shoes. Rubber boots and barren snake bites are not: her teeth are weak and easily broken. Heavy Wool socks also protects against the bite.
How to recognize a poisonous snake? Snake of the viper are easily identified by the bright yellow, orange or white spots on the head. Pupils his round, while the viper – slit like a cat's. In addition, on the back of a viper has twists not found in the snake.
Bites of poisonous and non-poisonous snakes can be distinguished on the picture, left by the snake teeth (Fig. 47).
Tourists nochuyuschim the fire, remember that snakes attracts light, they may creep into tents, backpacks, shoes. Venomous snakes are dangerous. But does it follow that they should be destroyed? Of course not, because snakes are extremely useful, reducing the number of rodents.