This photo was taken on Saturday, August 31st, 2019 during the weekend before Labor Day. It is just 1 of 516 photos taken on that day. Camera used is a Canon SX410. This is a small trail at Goat Rock Dam that you have to walk in order to get a good view of the dam. Over the years it has grown up. It’s sad that the park owners don’t maintain the property better than they do since it is open to the public. One must always be on the lookout for snakes when walking through these woods. If you can make the hike, there is a nice view of the old dam waiting for you at the end.Continue reading “Photo Of The Day #28 Saturday, November 30th, 2019”
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Originally published in 1962, and fully updated and colorized by Scott Shupe, Poisonous Snakes of the World is the perfect practical guide to not only snake bite survival, but to understand and identifying every venomous snake on the planet. Even if no life hangs in the balance, this manual is a great reference guide for the outdoors enthusiast, the reptile lover, or anyone with a thirst for pragmatic, how-to knowledge.
With this comprehensive edition, you will be armed with one of the most thorough volumes available for dealing with these incredible reptiles, including definitive advice on:
- Precautions to avoid snake bites.
- Identifying the symptoms and signs of snake venom poisoning.
- First-Aid and medical treatments.
- Recognizing poisonous snakes.
- Indigenous species to various regions around the world.
- Sources of Antivenin.
Snakes can be among some of the most deadly creatures on the planet. They are also extremely fascinating, and by taking the proper precautions, can be enjoyed and appreciated. From the Monocle Cobra to the Gaboon Viper, learn to fear and respect these incredible reptiles.Continue reading “Venomous Snakes of the World: A Manual for Use by U.S. Amphibious Forces”