Medical treatment after snake bite usually causes strong allergic reactions, but a new antidote makes better promises

It takes the right amount of venol from the snake to kill its p I go. Larger the prey, more the venom and vice versa. William Hayes of tho University of Wyoming, US, in a series of

Deforestation of mangroves in the coastal areas of West Bengal is wiping out a large variety of snakes. The results of the Zoological Survey of India's (ZSI) first ever field study of snake habitats

To foreign tourists, snake charmers symbolise the exotic East and all its mysteries. But snake charmers now have a more useful role to play than being just items of curiosity -- they have formed a

MEASURING the radioactivity of snake venom, scientists say, can fairly accurately determine overall con7 tamination in an area. This would be particularly useful in such places as the

Rats.... rats.... we've got to get rid of the rats. Irula tribals offer the most environmentally safe, low cost way to do it

Experts follow the world's longest venomous snake, with a bite potent enough to kill an elephant, through the rain forests of peninsular India. The programme explores the relationship between

Research on snake venom and mongooses could lead to more effective anti venom drugs

IT WAS a strange case of politicians taking out their venom on snakes. Angry CPM workers in Kerala vandalised and set fire to the Parassinikkadavu Snake Park in Kannur. The reason for the wanton