In some cases medicine man who specialize in snake bites do nothing more than recommend that their patients recite a few mantras and make a small sacrifice. Recommended for you. From the window, I spotted the snake in our compound, just a few feet from the sump,'' she said. The crown of the head is covered with irregular, strongly fragmented scales.
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You can be assured our editors closely monitor every feedback sent and will take appropriate actions. The blood fails to clot and there may be circulatory shock, but the cause of death typically is from respiratory failure brought on by neurotoxic elements in the venom of the brown snake. It is quite an aggressive species and its haemotoxic venom is responsible for many deaths. Ventral head is whitish.