tiger snake


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Related to tiger snake: Eastern Tiger Snake, Black tiger snake

tiger snake

a highly venomous brown-and-yellow elapid snake, Notechis scutatus, of Australia
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Both brown and tiger snake antivenoms were administered to Mr X in the hours following his envenomation.
A bite site swab was sent for testing with a snake venom detection kit and was positive for tiger snake.
In 1868 Shires and his business partner Charles Wright arranged a private demonstration of the snakebite antidote at which the local police magistrate, William Drummond, foolishly allowed himself to be bitten by a deadly tiger snake.
No practitioner reported having treated a sea snake or taipan bite, and only a single practitioner reported treating a tiger snake, brown snake or black snake bite.
Despite the lack of published data, mortality and morbidity after Tiger snake envenoming has fallen with appropriate first-aid pressure immobilisation, monitoring of the patient and biochemical markers and the use of antivenom.
Another, the Australian Colletts tiger snake, has venom 70 times stronger than the western diamond-backed rattlesnake which kills 14 people each year in the United States.
Meet the Chappel Island tiger snake - one the of the world's most deadly serpents with a venom 80 times stronger than the rattlesnake's.
David Attenborough takes his life in his hands on Australia's Chappell Island, home of the deadly tiger snake.
Butler H, Malone B and Clemann N (2005a) Activity patterns and habitat preferences of translocated and resident tiger snakes (Notechis scutatus) in a suburban landscape.
Tiger snakes with reliable food sources on an island off Western Australia seem to be doing OK, for example, says study coauthor David Pearson of the Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation near Perth.
As I fished my ball from the undergrowth, Ralph yelled: "There are probably tiger snakes in there.
For example, one project involved the nearby wetland ecosystem and focused on Living with Tiger Snakes (ASTA, 2005a; Harris & Lewis, 2005; Rennie, Evans, & Koul, 2005, 2006).