Cape Snake Rescue

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   Sep 21

Coral Snake

  • This brightly coloured snake may spread a hood and display Cobra-like behaviour
  • common snake featuring in most snake bites,
  • has well defined black crossbars across an orange-yellow to red body
  • average size 30-60cm
  • will hood and strike when threatened
  • venom is Neurotoxin but not as toxic as the Cobra
  • no fatalities have been recorded in the Cape
  • effectiveness of antivenom is unknown
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