Snake Bites & Misinformation

Our society has an unfortunate propensity to demonize snakes. Humans tend to fear what they don’t truly understand and snakes are no exception. It is a shame considering how beneficial they are to keeping our ecosystem healthy and thriving. From a young age, it is ingrained in many a mind that any snake you seeRead More

Snake Salivary Glands

Discussion from the WSED Facebook group (you have to be a member to read posts): Do venomous snakes have salivary glands other than the obvious ones attached to the fangs? If so, does the saliva contain the same structures as their venom? Snakes have many different salivary glands. The venom glands evolved from a salivaryRead More