Fauna Of Padhri Wildlife Reserve



They have a characteristic threat display and nib sections of their body together to produce a ‘sir:ling” warning sound. 

Like all vipers, they are venomous. They arc ponsible for causing one of the most snakebite cases and deaths in the world. 

Twelve species are currently recognized. Only a fraction of these bites are fatal, but toxins in snake venom can trigger serious medical emergencies that occur within hours; they can cause organ failure, uncontrollable bleeding, severe tissue destruction and paralysis that may restrict breathing, according to the world health organization (WHO), 02 Jun 2019