1. Characteristics that make reptiles a reptile are monophyletic, cold blooded, and paraphyletic.
2. Rattle snakes, king cobras, anacondas, garden snakes, geckos, rat snake, boa constrictor, bearded dragons, crocodiles, Komodo dragons, alligators, Cayman, turtles, some birds, and worm lizards. Lizards eat bugs like crickets. Some snakes eat rats. They affect the economy because they can either help or destroy crops.
3. There are no poisonous snakes in my area. But some poisonous snakes are king cobras, diamond back rattlesnakes, black mamba, copper head, and vipers. The fangs are in the front of the jaw. So when it bites there is little hole in the fangs that injects the venom into the victim when bitten. But some snake venom can also be spit in the eyes of the victim also poisoning them. SOME bites can be treated others cannot.
4. Symptoms of being bitten by a venomous snakes are vomiting, nausea, diarrhea and vertigo. However, most first aid guidelines agree on the following:
1. Protect the patient (and others, including yourself) from further bites. While identifying the species is desirable, do not risk further bites or delay proper medical treatment by attempting to capture or kill the snake. If the snake has not already fled, carefully remove the patient from the immediate area.
2. Keep the patient calm and call for help to arrange for transport to the nearest hospital emergency room, where antivenom for snakes common to the area will often be available.
3. Make sure to keep the bitten limb in a functional position and below the victim's heart level so as to minimize blood returning to the heart and other organs of the body.
4. Do not give the patient anything to eat or drink. This is especially important with consumable alcohol, a known vasodilator which will speedup the absorption of venom. Do not administer stimulants or pain medications to the victim, unless specifically directed to do so by a physician.
5. Remove any...