To survive, people must sometimes do things that under any other circumstances – and would not have thought to do. For example, to hunt snakes and eat them. It would seem that from these vile, and often poisonous creatures, you need to stay away. But in extreme conditions, when the question is about life or death, not to prejudice. In this article we will talk about the features hunting for snakes.
Psychologically difficult to restructure, but possible. The classical approach: the snake – dangerous, we – victim. But you can approach this situation and Vice versa: we are hungry Read more [...]
We have already talked about the hunt for snakes and use them for food. Besides that snake, although edible, but extremely nasty critters – they can be extremely dangerous. The snakes are poisonous. And many of them bite is deadly. There are also huge snake Stranglers – like the anaconda, boa constrictor, python. Run into a snake attack possible in two cases: you're hunting her and showed negligence; you acted negligently and peacefully on holidays scared snake, provoking it to attack. Remember! Sami snake attacks you will not. You're too big for her subject. Snake attacks itself only Read more [...]
Exactly how, in ordinary life, the snake us trouble – at the same rate, survival in extreme conditions, they are excellent hunted and a source of necessary protein. Snakes – good food. Yes, they are nasty and vile creature, but an aversion goes away when not eaten anything substantial for several days. Yes, snakes can be dangerous, but it is important to remember that the most dangerous predator on the planet – human, those. You!
In some regions of the planet, such as deserts, steppes, mountains difficult to catch a bigger game than a snake. Of course, if around an abundance of Read more [...]
Strange waterfowl body snake and crocodile jaws were caught in the river in Hunan Xiang. Photos from secretchina.com
China. In one of the village restaurants in Hunan Province on June 6 started a large influx of visitors. But most of them do not come to dinner, and look at the "zmeekrokodilov", which recently acquired a host fish market.
According to the newspaper "Xiaoxia Morning" a few days ago, the owner of a restaurant in the village Xiaoxia went to the market for the products for the restaurant and saw these strange creatures merchant. Total sold 4 "zmeekrokodila", he bought two. Merchant Read more [...]
MEETING WITH THE VIPER. In the forests of the middle band quite often, you'll encounter a small brightly colored snake - the snake plain. Usually its length is about 50 cm, but there are instances that achieve even 90 see Usually, the vipers on the back there is a corresponding winding sketch. The background color can be grey (light and dark colors), brown, reddish, cherry red. Winding a sketch on the back of a Viper is very similar to a broken shadow of the leaves of ferns and various small bushes. This coloration allows the snake to connect with picture of sun glare and shadows. Neither man nor Read more [...]
Recently, in the Crimea, there are many snakes. As «Komsomolskaya» the chief of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine in Crimea Mazilin Alexander, now in the soil contribute less chemicals and more food was — mice, gophers.
« Many signals coming from Saki region, — says Alexander, — Although experts in snakes we have, but people still refer to the MOE. Have to travel. Put on high boots and canvas pants. With the help of sticks trying to get kite from home. One deputy even stood up for us in this regard and tried to write Read more [...]
Went to the beach — he was in the hospital. Poisonous snakes can ruin the rest is not only the city, but visitors from other regions. However, to meet the creeping reptiles even in the city, and service for catching snakes do not exist.
That met with a snake, Alex realized through two holes that are left in the skin. Leg instantly swelled and turned blue. From the Russky island to the hospital arrived quickly — lucky that rested near the people on the boat. The Board was not the only one bitten. Such patients in hospitals in the region this year a large influx.
Andrey Read more [...]
Recipes for bites and walayah Modamont and stinging bees Prepare a slurry of new plantain huge (you can use dry leaves, but they need to soak water), apply it in place of pain and to secure the bandage. This helps to reduce pain and swelling in the tissues surrounding the site of the sting. Instead of gruel plantain can be applied a cloth moistened with his juice. Ly onions and stinging bees Make a paste of onions, apply it to the sting of bees, wasps or other insects and to secure the bandage. You can also squeeze the juice of onions, soak a cloth and apply to the place of pain. Betroka and Read more [...]
Author Alexander aka AlexScar
Created - August 2005
I was lucky this year to give back to the motherland. (Admin note: AlexScar - a citizen of Uzbekistan). A Month in the barracks, in the mountains, far away from civilization was quite fun.
I served in Uzbekistan, in the city of Chirchik. With knives in Uzbekistan hard-in-law's only national knives, and they carry with them is impossible. Sometimes it is up to the house from the market can not deliver without incident, but about the EDC in general and can be no question. And going on a "vacation" from Peter was a question how Read more [...]
February 10, China will celebrate the New Year according to the lunar calendar. This is one of the most important and long celebrations in the country. The symbol of the next year is a snake.
To do this, it means the Hong Kong restaurant - extra profit.
The traditional dish of snake - soup, which costs here $ 4.5 per serving.
[Stephen Lau, visiting the restaurant]
"As a child I was coughing a lot and constantly sick. But after tried snake soup, felt better and was less hurt. Serpentine soup helps to stay healthy, especially when it's cold. "
However, make one serving of this Read more [...]
Mekong in Indochina continues to make numerous discoveries of scientists. Biologists compare it to the Amazon in South America, the variety of species, and journalists have referred to as "the lost world."Only in 1997, the Mekong valley were discovered more than 1.7 thousand new plants and animals, including 13 previously unknown to science of fish, 21 species of reptiles, five amphibians and five species of mammals. Only in 2011, it discovered 126 new species. Many are unusual appearance and abilities.Among the new discoveries, which writes LiveScience, for example, is "walking Read more [...]
Went to the beach - was hospitalized. Venomous snakes can not only spoil the rest Primorye, but also visitors from other regions. At the same time, meet the creeping reptiles can be even in the city, and services for the capture of snakes there.
That met with a snake, Alex realized the two holes that are left in the skin. Leg instantly swelled and turned blue. With the Russian island got to the hospital quickly - lucky to rest beside people on the boat. The card was not the only one bitten. Such patients in hospitals in the region this year, a large influx.
Andrew Chernobrovina, Head Read more [...]
After being bitten by a snake man a must as soon as possible to deliver in hospital. Only a doctor is specifically serum neutralizes the insidious poison.
Often, however, to get to the hospital, it takes time and needs immediate assistance to the affected. What to do? First of all you need to know what not to do. There used to be very popular these "reliable" methods, such as burning the skin incision in the site of the bite, tug bitten limb tourniquet, etc. But today, it is known that these methods are nothing but harm, do not bring. Moreover, sometimes the cause of death Read more [...]
All beings on this planet can be divided into snakes poisonous and venomous. Naturally, the most dangerous of them are poisonous, which not only bite, but let the wound of the victim a number of toxic substances.
All danger of this extreme situation is that the snake bite, not monitored by the emergency medical care, can within minutes cause death.
Snake can bite into the most unexpected moment, and where people can not immediately draw attention to the fact that he was bitten by a snake is. And if the snake bite is not always able to recognize the adult, what about the baby?
Snakes do not usually Read more [...]
Strange aquatic snake with the body and mouth of a crocodile were caught in the river in Hunan Xiang. Photo from secretchina.comChina. In one of the village restaurants in Hunan province on June 6 began a large influx of visitors. But most of them do not come to dinner, and look at the "zmeekrokodilov", which recently acquired the fish market owner.According to the newspaper "Syaosyan Morning", a few days ago, the owner of a restaurant in the village Syaosyan went to the market for products for the restaurant and saw the merchant these strange creatures. Total sold 4 "zmeekrokodila", Read more [...]
Recently, there are many in the Crimea snake. As the "Komsomolskaya Pravda" said Head EMERCOM Ukraine in the ARC Mazilin Alexander, now in the soil make fewer chemicals and more food was - mice, gophers."A lot of signals coming from Saki region - said Alexander, - Although experts have no snakes, but people still refer to the MOE. We have to leave. Put on high boots and canvas trousers. With the help of sticks trying to get snake from home. One deputy even stood up for us in this regard and was trying to write to the ministry, that we have introduced a special unit - for catching Read more [...]
Went to the beach - was hospitalized. Venomous snakes can not only spoil the rest Primorye, but also visitors from other regions. At the same time, meet the creeping reptiles can be even in the city, and services for the capture of snakes there.That met with a snake, Alex realized the two holes that are left in the skin. Leg instantly swelled and turned blue. With the Russian island got to the hospital quickly - lucky to rest beside people on the boat. The card was not the only one bitten. Such patients in hospitals in the region this year, a large influx.Andrew Chernobrovina, Head Galway City Read more [...]
Food for Thought. On the ground, suffering from snake bites about half a million people each year. Killed less than 2% of bite. By the number of deaths per capita ranks first in Burma, followed by India, Ceylon, Brazil, Africa and Venezuela. In Europe, one person dies in a few years. In Russia every summer, victims of poisonous snakes and 150 people. July 19, 1997 in our area died from a snake bite resident Dorogobuzh.
The Smolensk region and the northern regions of Russia extended adder, and in the southern regions - viper (Central Asia and the Caucasus), ffs (south of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Read more [...]
Bites and animal attacks At snakebite venom can spread rapidly through the body, if you do not have a first aid or have it wrong.
Signs of poisoning.
* Place the bite quickly swells. The tumor can cover the entire limb and go to the trunk.
* In the first 20-40 minutes of the victim is experiencing a state of shock: pallor, dizziness, nausea and vomiting can be, rapid and weak pulse, drop in blood pressure, loss of periodic soznaniya.Vashi steps:
1. Immediately put the patient and keep at rest, as any movement increases blood circulation, and hence penetration of the poison in the body.
2. In Read more [...]
Crocodiles / Alligators
Representatives of this group are found in most subtropical and tropical regions. Those that do not exceed 1.3 meters in length, are a potential food. Larger should be avoided - they are well protected by their "armor" of horny plates, and some, such as aggressive saltwater crocodile can grow to enormous sizes. As their habitats, ALWAYS I believe that they are nearby, as well as crocodiles are masked and can stay under water for a long time, waiting for the unwary that dinner will get in range. Tail can cause squinting strike, almost as smashing as the teeth. Read more [...]