RATTLESNAKE BITE




As luck would have it, everything you ever learned from those old cowboy films appears to be true. Well, at least when it comes to venomous snakes. It turns out that after much research, Rattlesnakes are in fact the most poisonous snake in north America.

The Rattlesnake is easily identifiable by the tell-tale rattle on the end of its tail. Rattlesnakes are actually a part of the Pit Viper family, and are capable of striking out at up to 2/3 rds of their body length.

The Eastern Diamondback in considered the most venomous rattlesnake species in North America. Surprisingly, juveniles are considered more dangerous than adults! This is because they are unable to control the amount of venom injected.

Most species of rattlesnakes have hemotoxic venom which destroys tissue, degenerates organs and causing coagulopathy (disrupted blood clotting).

Some degree of permanent scarring is very likely in the event of a venomous bite, even with prompt, effective treatment. In extreme cases this can lead to the loss of a limb or death. Difficulty breathing, paralysis, drooling and massive haemorrhaging are also common symptoms. Thus, a rattlesnake bite is always a potentially fatal injury. Untreated rattlesnake bites, especially from larger species, are very often fatal. However, antivenin, when applied in time, reduces the death rate to less than 4%.

Luckily, rattlesnakes do not view humans as prey and so as many as 50% of bites by rattlesnakes are 'dry bites' where no venom is injected. However, if you have been envenomated symptoms include - but are not limited to - pain, severe swelling, bruising, blistering, headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea  dizziness, collapse or convulsions, Yellow vision, numbness of digits, metallic taste in mouth, fasciculations, and/or death.

What to do if you are bitten by a rattlesnake

1. First, look for obvious symptoms. If the area of the bite begins to swell and change colour, the bite was not 'dry' and the rattlesnake has injected you with venom. 

2. Keep the bitten area still. You can immobilize the area with an improvised splint made from a board, magazines, or other stiff material tied to the limb. Don't tie it too tight as you don't want to stop blood flow altogether. 

3. Remove any jewellery or constricting items near the affected area in case of swelling. 

4. Keep the area of the area of the snake bite lower than the heart. 

5. Make your way to a hospital immediately. 

Tips 

If you are bitten by a rattlesnake, DO NOT use ice to cool the bite.
If bitten by a rattlesnake, DO NOT cut open the wound and try to suck out the venom.
If bitten by a rattlesnake, DO NOT use a tourniquet. This will cut off blood flow and the limb may be lost.

Contrary to what you may have seen on the television, rattlesnakes are not toys, so ry and avoid them altogether. If you see one, don't try to get closer to it or catch it, and keep your hands and feet away from areas where you cannot see - such as between rocks, tall grass or anywhere else rattlesnakes like to rest.

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WHERE DO YOU FIND GREAT WHITE SHARKS?




Great white sharks live in almost all coastal and offshore waters which have water temperature between 12 and 24 °Celsius. However, there appears to be greater concentrations in the United States (Atlantic North-east and California), South Africa, Japan, Oceania, Chile, and the Mediterranean.

Great White Shark Distribution Map
One of the densest known populations of great white sharks is found around Dyer Island, South Africa, where almost all of the shark research is done. The great white is an epipelagic (lives in the top layer of the ocean) fish, observed mostly in the presence of rich game, such as fur seals, sea lions, cetaceans, other sharks, and large bony fish species. In the open ocean, it has been recorded at depths as great as 4,000 ft.

These findings challenge the traditional notion about the great white as being a coastal species.

According to a recent study, California great whites have migrated to an area between Baja California and Hawaii known as the White Shark Café to spend at least 100 days before migrating back to Baja.

On the journey out, they swim slowly and dive down to around 3,000 ft. After they arrive, they change behaviour and do short dives to about 1,000 ft for up to ten minutes. Another white shark that was tagged off of the South African coast swam to the southern coast of Australia and back within the year.

This new evidence refuted traditional theories that white sharks are coastal territorial predators and opens up the possibility of interaction between shark populations that were previously thought to have been discrete.

The reasons for their migration and what they do at their destination is still unknown. Possibilities that may support this idea include seasonal feeding or mating.

A similar study tracked a great white shark from South Africa swimming to Australia's north-western coast and back, a journey of 20,000 km in under nine months.

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WHAT DOES THE GREAT WHITE SHARK EAT?




Many of the shark attacks on man have proved to be the work of one particular species -  the great white shark. This positive identification has been made from tooth fragments recovered from shattered surf boards and damaged boats.

The great white shark is a great prize for a rod and line fisherman, who consider them to be the ultimate in catches.

They are recognised by their dorsal fin - which is high and distinctly triangular, and the crescent-shaped, powerful tail.

Sharks are killed for their sport and for their meat which is said to be tasty. However, they do retain high levels of urea in their body tissue which may be off-putting to some.


What does the great white shark eat?

As you would imagine, just about any living creature in the ocean is possible prey for the great white shark - and the larger it is, the better!

Great white sharks are carnivorous and predominantly prey on tuna, marlin and broad-bill swordfish are amongst the great white sharks favourites, while sea lions, seals and dolphins will all make acceptable snacks.

They will also take other sharks, sea turtles, sea otters, sea birds and even objects that they are unable to digest.

Upon approaching a length of nearly 4 metres (13 ft), great white sharks begin to target predominately marine mammals for food. These sharks prefer prey with a high content of energy-rich fat.

Most great white sharks hunt alone, although a number may home in together on dead prey after blood has been released into the water after a kill.

No actual figures are available of just how much a shark will eat in a day for it will depend on each individual shark and what prey is available in the vicinity as well as the temperature of the water.

They tend to take more food in warmer waters, where their metabolic rate increases.

It is thought that the great white shark will feed at any time it comes across prey, regardless of whether it has just had a big meal or not. It can then last for some considerable time - a month or so - without any food at all if need be!

Vital to the great white sharks hunting success is its acute sense of smell, because scenting prey in the water is the sharks primary tool for finding its food.

Within the great white sharks nose-cone are thousands of tiny pin holes which make up the sharks main nerve centre.

Because of its highly developed sense of smell it is able to detect and locate minute amounts of blood in the water.

It is also believed that the great white shake possesses some form of echo-location which it uses to help locate its prey.

While great white sharks have killed humans, they typically do not target them: for example, in the Mediterranean Sea there have been 31 confirmed attacks against humans in the last two centuries, most of which were non-fatal. Many of the incidents seemed to be "test-bites". Great white sharks also test-bite buoys, flotsam, and other unfamiliar objects, and they might grab a human or a surfboard to identify what it is.

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THE STARLING




Starlings - sometimes known as the European starling - are a native to most of temperate Europe and western Asia. Smaller than blackbirds - and with a short tail, pointed head, and triangular wings - starlings look black at a distance, but when seen closer they are noticeably glossy, with a sheen of purples and greens.

Their flight is fast and direct and they walk and run confidently on the ground. Noisy and gregarious, starlings spend a lot of the year in flocks. It is still one of the commonest of British garden birds, but its decline elsewhere in Northern Europe makes it a Red List species.

Be that as it may, the starling is among the most familiar of birds in temperate regions.

Starling identification

The plumage is shiny black, glossed purple or green, and spangled with white - particularly strongly in winter.

Adult male European Starlings are less spotted underneath than adult females.

The throat feathers are long and loose, and used as a signal in display. Juveniles are grey-brown, and by their first winter resemble adults though often retain some brown juvenile feathering - especially on the head in the early part of the winter.

The legs are stout, pinkish-red. The bill is narrow conical with a sharp tip. In summer, it is yellow in females, and yellow with a blue-grey base in males. During the winter and in juveniles, it is black in both sexes.

Moulting occurs in late summer after the breeding season is finished. The fresh feathers are prominently tipped white (breast feathers) or buff (wing and back feathers). The reduction in the spotting during the breeding season is caused by the white feather tips largely wearing off.

What do starlings eat?

The European Starling is insectivorous, and typically consumes caterpillars, moths, and cicadas, as well as spiders. While the consumption of invertebrates is necessary for successful breeding, starlings are omnivorous and will also eat grains, seeds, fruits, nectars. Even 'edible' household rubbish if the opportunity arises.

There are several methods by which they forage for their food, but for the most part they forage from or near the ground, taking insects from or beneath the surface of the soil.

Generally, starlings prefer foraging amongst short-cropped grasses and are often found between and on top of grazing animals out to pasture. Large flocks forage together, in a practice called “roller-feeding”: where the birds at the back of the flock continually fly to the front of the flock as they forage so that every bird has a turn to lead .

The larger the flock, the nearer individuals are to one another while foraging. Flocks often forage in one place for some time, and return to previous successfully foraged sites.

There are four types of foraging observed in the European Starling:

Probing: The bird plunges its beak into the ground randomly and repetitively until an insect has been found. Probing is often accompanied by bill gaping where the bird opens its beak while probing to enlarge a dirt hole or to separate a lump of grass. This instinctual behaviour has been observed in starlings eating garbage from plastic garbage bags—the bill gaping results in the opening of holes in the garbage bags that allow for extrication of consumables.

Sallying: When the starling grabs an invertebrate directly from the air, a particularly successful behaviour among this species.

Lunging: A less common technique where the starling lunges forward to catch a moving target or invertebrate on the surface floor.

Gleaning: When the bird pulls backwards to extricate an earthworm from the soil. Among European Starling, sallying and probing are the most common foraging behaviours.

Starling reproduction

The breeding season begins in early spring and summer. Following copulation, female European Starlings will lay an egg on a daily basis over a period of several days.

If an egg is lost during this time period, she will lay another egg to replace it. The eggs (4-5) are small elliptical blue - occasionally white - eggs that commonly have a glossy appearance to them.

Incubation lasts 13 days, although the last egg laid may take 24 hours longer than the first to hatch. Both parents share the responsibility of sitting on top of the eggs. However, the female spends more time incubating the eggs than the male, and is the only parent to do so at night, while the male returns to the communal roost.

The young are born blind and naked, and develop light fluffy down within 7 days of hatching, and sight within 9 days. The young remain in the nest for 3 weeks, where they are fed continuously by both their parents.

Pairs can raise up to three broods per breeding season, frequently reusing and relining the same nest. Within two months, most juveniles have molted and gained their first basic plumage. Juveniles acquire their adult plumage the following year.

Starling conservation

Overall, the European Starling is listed by the IUCN as being a species of least concern. However, it has been adversely affected in northern Europe by intensive agriculture, and in several countries, it has been red-listed due to declines of more than 50%.

In the United Kingdom, it declined by more than 80% between 1966 and 2004, although populations in some areas such as Northern Ireland are stable or even increasing. Those in other areas - mainly in England - have declined even more sharply.

The overall decline has been attributed to a loss of food-rich permanent pasture, leading to the low survival rates of young birds.

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DIAMONDBACK RATTLESNAKE




The western diamondback rattlesnake is one of North America's largest venomous snakes. An excitable and aggressive creature, it causes more deaths in the United States than any other species of snake.

This species of rattlesnake is famous all over the world for its appearance in countless cowboy films. It produces its sinister, dry rattling sound by vibrating the loose, horny rings on the end of its tail. Although this is a warning signal, the rattlesnake does not always rattle before striking.

Humans have always regarded the western diamondback rattlesnake as dangerous, despite the fact that that it only bites when provoked.

Snakes and humans

Rattlesnakes are herded together each year in the Southern states of the USA during special 'round-ups'. Huge numbers of snakes are collected, and then butchered, skinned and eaten.

The snakes are brought to the round up in crates and transferred into large large pits for selection.They are often left in the crate for days.

Round-ups were originally thought of as a way of ridding public places of these potentially dangerous snakes, but collectors now travel far and wide to kill them.

Where do rattlesnakes live?

The western diamondback rattlesnake is found in south-western North America - from California in the west to Arkansas in the east, and south into Mexico.

During the cooler parts of the year the rattlesnake is active during the day, when the sun can warm its body.

Throughout the summer the rattlesnake becomes increasingly night active, usually emerging after dusk.

When a snake is not active, it spends its time in holes in the ground, in rocky crevices or under dead cacti or large boulders. In the coldest winter weather, 30 or more snakes may hibernate together in an underground den.

What does a rattlesnake eat?

Mice, rats, rabbits, gophers, ground dwelling birds, lizards and other small animals make up the diet of this snake. However, almost any animal that is small enough to be swallowed is prey for the rattlesnake. Even a metre long specimen can easily swallow a half-grown rabbit.

When hunting, the rattlesnake either sits and waits under a bush for a victim to pass by, or actively searches for prey by investigating burrows, plants and crevices.

It hunts using a combination of sight, smell and heat detection and can even track down prey in complete darkness.

Although, like all snakes, the rattlesnakes does not have ears, it can sense slight variations in temperature and can 'feel' the vibrations of animals moving nearby through its body.

Rattlesnake reproduction

Mating takes place in the spring or autumn and can last for as long as 24 hours. the eggs gestate inside the females body, then she gives birth to live young.

Giving birth to young in this way is called ovoviviparity. This enables the young to be protected form the extremes of temperatures before they are born.


 There is no eggshell as such, only a thin membrane which either bursts when the young emerge or which the young have to break through.

The size of the brood depends on the size of the female, but can contain up to 24 young - each about 30 cm long.

Rattlesnake facts

1. Most rattlesnakes have a rattle of about 8 segments. This is generally considered to give the best sound. The rattle comprises of a number of horny segments of old skin. 

A new segment is added each time the snakes sheds its skin, and they fit over each other in a chain. This is attached to the body by a small 'button'. When the snake reaches full size, its rattle ceases to grow  as old segments tend to drop off at the same rate as new ones develop.

2. More people in the USA are bitten by the western diamondback than any other rattlesnake, but the Mojave rattlesnake is 20 times more lethal.

3. The western diamondback rattlesnake is an agile swimmer and will pursue its prey through water.

4. The rattlesnake performs a kind of dance which was thought to be a courtship ritual. It is now known to be a combat or trial of strength between rival males, although they never harm one another.

5. The western diamondback rattlesnake can reach an overall length of up to 7 feet, and can live up to 15 - 20 years in captivity.  


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THE FLYING SQUIRREL




There is no single species of flying squirrel, in fact they are almost a global phenomenon made up from 44 known species. Found in heavily wooded areas such as ancient woodlands and forests, they feed on a wide variety of foods such as Acorns, nuts, berries, fruits, seeds, buds, blossoms, insects, birds, nestlings, eggs and occasionally, carrion.

Where can you find flying squirrels?

If you are looking to see flying squirrels in the wild then there are plenty of countries that hold native populations.

The greatest range of species are as follows:

1. North America and the Pacific coast

2. Southeast Asia

3. Malaysia, Indonesia, Souther Tailand, Borneo and the Malay Peninsula 

4. Southeast Asia, India and Bangladesh 

5. Japan, China and more specifically north-eastern China 

6. Finland and the Baltic coast


What do flying squirrels eat?

As you would expect, flying squirrels have a varied diet. Ranging from fruits, nuts, and fungi to insects, snails and bird eggs

Unlike their non-aerial cousins, flying squirrels can easily forage for food in the night where they make good use of their highly developed sense of smell.

Flying squirrel reproduction

The mating season for flying squirrels is during February and March. When the infant squirrels are born, the female squirrels live with them in maternal nest sites. The males do not participate in nurturing their offspring.

The mothers will continue to nurture and protect their offspring until they leave the nest.

At birth, flying squirrels are mostly hairless, apart from their whiskers, and most of their senses are not present. Their internal organs are visible through the skin, and their sex can be identified.

By week five of their lives, they are almost fully developed. At that point, they can respond to their environment and start to develop a mind of their own. Through the upcoming weeks of their lives, they practice leaping and gliding. After two and a half months, their gliding skills are perfected, they are ready to leave their nest and are capable of independent survival.

Do flying squirrels really fly?

Related to our more commonly seen tree squirrels, flying squirrels are not capable of powered flight. Instead, they glide between trees using a specialised skin membrane that are connected between their front and hind limbs.

They are capable of obtaining lift within the course of these flights, and are able to reach distances as far as 300 ft! The direction and speed of the animal in mid-air is varied by changing the positions of its two arms and legs, largely controlled by small cartilaginous wrist bones.

This changes the tautness of the skin membrane - known as the patagium, a furry parachute-like membrane that stretches from wrist to ankle.

It has a fluffy tail that stabilizes in flight. The tail also acts as an adjunct aerofoil, working as an air brake before landing on a tree trunk.

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