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Old 12-02-2010, 10:02 PM   #1
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Snake Venom Tells Tales About Geography
July 15, 2008

Snake Venom Tells Tales About Geography
"Just as people give away their origins by that southern drawl or New England twang, poisonous snakes produce venom that differs distinctly from one geographic area to another"


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Snake Venom Tells Tales About Geography
July 15, 2008

Snake Venom Tells Tales About Geography
"Just as people give away their origins by that southern drawl or New England twang, poisonous snakes produce venom that differs distinctly from one geographic area to another"
This phenomenon indeed has been well-known for some time among venom researchers and those involved in antivenin (antivenom) production and administration. I first became aware of it myself a few years ago.
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