brown snake


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brown snake

n
(Animals) Austral any of various common venomous snakes of the genus Pseudonaja
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The eastern brown snake that bit Mr Sommerville is known for its potent venom and aggressive behaviour.
Those buggers," and he spat the words like a highly venomous King Brown snake, rearing up from out of the wheat crop, "are still telling every poor bastard that they should put off visiting Bahrain unless it was abso-bloody-lutely necessary.
The brown snake problem is just one example of what can happen when novel species are either accidentally or purposely introduced into a new habitat.
Robert Reed, the project leader of brown snake research for the U.
We were at Robin Falls, near Darwin, in August when I was bitten by a three-foot Australian brown snake," recalled Jayne.
Reported cases include Australian elapidae such as Australian brown snake (Pseudonaja spp.
The group also tested the effects of the cream on rats injected with venom from the eastern brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis), native to Australia.
The small number of brown snake observations is likely a function of their diminutive size and, perhaps, their proclivity to remain hidden beneath cover.
Both HaempatchTM and the native form of Textilinin were originally isolated from the venom of the Australian Common Brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis) by researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ).
The following month Halford personally treated a snakebite victim with ammonia when the stationmaster in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick was bitten on the right hand by a brown snake.
The large brown snake with distinctive black markings was reported missing on Monday afternoon after disappearing from its home in St Mary's Island, Chatham, on Sunday night.
The large brown snake with distinctive black markings was reported missing yesterday afternoon after disappearing from its home in St Mary's Island, Chatham.