Reptiles and Venomous Creatures: Encounters and Identification

Discussion in 'Wilderness and Tactical Healthcare Management' started by DYSPHORIC JOY, Sep 8, 2016.

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    Probably an immediate reaction to the venom that caused respiratory failure. We had a similar case with a young guy close to me a few years back.
     
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    Not really

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    Thats awesome!!!!
     
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    Obviously recently hatched trying to make it to water, found it next to the bricks surrounding the garden. Gave it a hand (literally) and put it in the north sink, plenty of duck weed and not to many predators.
     
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    That’s awesome!
    So much cooler then the grumpy turtles that seem to pee on me every time I try to save one locally ( normally save aleast 1 turtle per month just in my neighborhood....)
     
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    Not a reptile, but I’m pretty sure it’s venomous. :D

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    From a few days ago. C62EFAAC-C962-43E6-9D90-B8B308775C4C.jpeg
     
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    I must be immune to their venom then
     
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    What is it DJ and why is the tail so dark?
     
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    Western NC Timber.
     
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    Big ol' horned toad up in the pine county IMG_7896.JPG
     
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    Got this big guy about a month ago. Right at the bus stop where my niece gets on the school bus!
     
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    One from the news here.....

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-07/snake-skin-massive-cairns-man-found-on-walk/11579638

    ....I would love to know the back story to how it ended up here.

    Years ago I was deer hunting in Queensland and stepped over what I thought was a small log.....about crapped myself when the log decided to slither away into the bush. That said, I knew it was a BIG python so the fear factor is much lower (more startled) than had it been a small Taipan (which frequented the same area). The only time I thought about that python more was nighttime there as we were sleeping on the ground all week under a leanto, I kept seeing it making it's way into my swag to say hello in the night..... LOL
     
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