Difference Between venomous and non venomous snake bite ?


Character            Venomous

Shape of head:  Usually have Triangular shaped or diamond shaped head.

Pupils:                 Elliptical pupil

Pit:                       Having a hit sensitivity pit on the head

Scales:                 undivided single subcaudal scales

Tail:                      compressed

Bite-marks:         fang marks

Swim in water:  Most of the body afloat



Non -Venomous

Character            Non -Venomous

Shape of head:  Usually round shaped

Pupils:                  round /pupil  or circular

Pit:                        Often do not have a heat sensing pit on the head

Scales:                  double row subcaudal plates

Tail:                      not much compressed

Bite-marks:         two rows of teeth marks

Swim in water:  often only head showing


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