Guide to initial dosage of antivenoms for some southern African snake species(5) species English name antivenom initial dose Bitis arietans Puff adder SAVP 50 - 100 Polyvalent ml Bitis gabonica gaboon viper SAVP 50 - 100 Polyvalent ml Dendroaspis polylepis black mamba SAVP 50 - 200 Polyvalent ml Dendroaspis angusticeps Eastern green SAVP 50 - 100 mamba Polyvalent ml Dispholidus typus boomslang SAVP 20 ml boomslang Naja annulifera Snouted
SAVP 50 - 120 cobra Polyvalent ml Naja haje Egyptian SAVP 50 - 120 cobra Polyvalent ml Naja mossambica Mozambique SAVP 100 ml spitting Polyvalent cobra Naja nigricollis black-necked SAVP 50 - 100 spitting Polyvalent ml cobra Naja nivea Cape cobra SAVP 80 - 120 Polyvalent ml Uncertainty about the suitability of antivenom for particular species
* SEIZED: A snouted
cobra, above, and a deadly puff adder, below (S)
However he might have become the late Austin Stevens on a film assignment in his native Namibia, when a snouted
cobra unexpectedly bit him.
The snakes will include snouted
cobras, green and black mambas, deadly puff adders and boomslangs.e told Five News' Jason Farrell why he's decided to take the risk.
Campaigners are battling to save species like this short snouted
sea horse (above)
All pigs have teeth and long snouted
pigs are particularly well able to use them.
"He went past me and I snouted
after him 'Stop him!
The water vole, the short snouted
and spiny seahorses, and two varieties of burnet moth are five of the creatures the Government recommends adding to Schedule 5 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.
Protection was also called for the short snouted
and the spiny seahorses and two varieties of burnet moth.
But you could see the fish gliding below, tiddlers and the big ones, who snouted
circles in the water each time they picked a fly.
The zoo, the only aquarium in Wales to have both long and short snouted
British seahorses on display, have taken delivery of three pairs from Ireland.