Quiz: Can You Identify These Venomous Snakes?
Can You Identify These Venomous Snakes?
By: Shayna
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About This Quiz

Walking through the woods, jungle, swamps or desert anytime soon?  This quiz could save your life, or at least keep you from panicking if you get bitten by a snake that looks dangerous, but isn't.  It has been estimated that in the United States alone, 7,000 to 8,000 people per year report bites from venomous snakes. Fortunately, with prompt medical care readily available in the U.S, only five of those people may die. However, if you’re on the road less traveled and hiking through South America, Southeast Asia or sub-Saharan Africa, you’ll want to memorize this quiz. Take it now, and find out if you’re ready for the wilderness!

There is a morbid fascination many of us have with assassin snakes.  Did you see the movie, “Snakes on a Plane,” with Samuel L. Jackson? Or the dozens of other killer-snake movies such as, “Tremors," “Slither" or “Anaconda?" One creepy, slithery, venomous snake is all you need to keep you awake at night. But if you’re a herpetologist or a snake enthusiast, you may outshine other quiz takers by sssssscoring high on this snake screenshot quiz!

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