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 another fatal King Cobra bite

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Peter Zürcher

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PostSubject: another fatal King Cobra bite   Thu 14 Apr - 18:27

Edy Putu, Bali reptile conservationist, died yesterday from a King Cobra bite.
It's only a couple of days ago since a Indonesian singer performing with King cobras and other snakes has been fatally bitten by Ophiophagus on stage.
Rest in Peace.



Cobras - breathtaking beauties!
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PostSubject: Re: another fatal King Cobra bite   Fri 15 Apr - 15:32

King cobras are occasionally reported as having a relatively weak venom which, however, is made up for by the large amount of venom a snake can inject in one bite. The latter is thought to require the cobra to 'hang on' in order to deliver such large venom quantities though. This may be a myth. Looking at the many different LD50s reported for Ophiophagus hannah, one is inclinded to think that there may actually be quite a bit of local variation, and that some local variants of Ophiophagus may have a highly potent venom (in addition to having large quantities of it). So caution is adviced.
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PostSubject: Re: another fatal King Cobra bite   Fri 15 Apr - 21:22

A very sad news, Ophiophagus are unique animals but also deadly ones.
I think that only people who practiced for some time stand a chance with kings.
After all the problem isn't just the venom, the danger also lays in the size, the aggressiveness and the speed that this species can deploy in the blink of an eye.
You better have seen plenty of action if you want to deal with it properly but, as this unfortunate accident suggests, being experienced doesn't make you invulnerable.
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PostSubject: Re: another fatal King Cobra bite   Fri 15 Apr - 21:51

i knew edy, very sad new when i heard that a couple of days ago.. ill guess, the kings did not appreciate his work much.. may he rest in peace.. we, and the world lost a very enthusiastic conservationist and snake lover...

my sympathies and my love goes out to his family... it should serve as an reminder with what powerful animals we working with.. stay away from fangs people...

Attitude, rather than disposition is more definitive of serpent behavior. From the moment they emerge into this world until they complete their life cycle, their attitude is "Don't tread on me. I am well equipped to defend myself, but content to pass through life unnoticed. I mean no harm to anything or anyone that our creator has not provided as my bill of fare; I am self sustaining and I like it that way, please pass me by." - W.E. Haast
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