Snake Bites: Types, Symptoms, and Treatments

INTRODUCTION Snake- the legless, voiceless, earless creature is probably on a list of phobias of many people. And why it should not be, these reptiles kill approximately 5 million humans in a year! Not to forget they bite thousands more than this number. A snake bite is a 2-puncture wound due to the bite of a snake. Now here’s a curious question: Why do snakes bite? Well, the answer is a little complicated than obvious reasons. The obvious reasons being defense, food, threaten, protect eggs, etc. But snakes are known to be mercurial ...