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Photo Essay: Venom From Around the World

Blanding's Tree Snake

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Photo: Dr. Zoltan Takacs

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Blanding's Tree Snake

Found in Kenya, the Blanding's tree snake is a rear-fanged snake, meaning that the fang that delivers venom is located in the back of the mouth. Some rear-fanged species can deliver serious or fatal bites to humans.

Photo Essay

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