Most Venomous Snakes in the US - Deadliest Snakes in North America

Most Venomous Snakes in the US – Deadliest Snakes in North America

The chances of dying from a venomous snakebite in the United States are essentially zero. Fewer than one in 37,000 people are bitten by a venomous snake in the U.S. each year at less than 8,000 bites per year, and only one in 50 million people will die from a snakebite.

Did you know that you are nine times more likely to die from being struck by lightning than to die of a venomous snake bite?

Although with the aid of modern medicine, snakes in the US are not particularly dangerous to humans, none of these snakes should be taken lightly, nor should they be irrationally feared. Let’s get to know them.Let’s get started. But, before we start, take a moment to like and subscribe for more fun, fauna facts.

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❤Fire Bellied Toads Fun Facts - Oriental (bombina orientalis )

❤Fire Bellied Toads Fun Facts – Oriental (bombina orientalis)

The fire-bellied toads or fire belly toads are a group of eight species of small frogs (most species typically no longer than 1.6 in or 4.1 cm) belonging to the genus Bombina.

The name “fire-bellied” is derived from the brightly coloured red- or yellow-and-black patterns on the toads’ ventral regions, which act as aposematic coloration, a warning to predators of the toads’ reputedly foul taste. The other parts of the toads’ skins are green or dark brown. When confronted with a potential predator, these toads commonly engage in an Unkenreflex, “Unken-” being the combining form of “Unke”, German for fire-bellied toad. In the Unkenreflex, the toad arches its back, raising its front and back legs to display the aposematic coloration of its ventral side.

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Top 10 90s TV Dogs You’ll Never Forget

Top 10 90s TV Dogs You’ll Never Forget

It seems the 90s really went to the dogs. 90s TV programming was filled with amazing pets. If you were alive in the 90s, you no doubt recognize most of these canine characters. If you’re like us, you remember them better than their human costars.

While cartoon dogs like Brian from Family Guy and Santa’s Little Helper from the Simpsons were certainly popular, we’ve chosen only actual fuzzy thespians for this list. We’re also not including big screen stars like Beethoven and Chance and Shadow from Homeward Bound, but those will come in a future list.

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