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RE: Best Snake for California

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Posted by: Eva845 at Mon Jul 24 23:29:44 2017  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Eva845 ]  
   

33 species of snakes in California.6 venomous species (18% of total) in California, all rattlesnakes.Sidewinder -- Venom is of moderate toxicity. The human lethal dose is 40 mg and people have died from envenomation. Average venom delivered per bite is 20-63 mg. Venom is still lethal to mice and cats after 27 years of storage. Venom causes deep tissue necrosis at site of bite.

Speckled rattlesnake -- Venom is very potent. Minimum lethal dosage for 350 gram pigeon is 0.002-0.04 mg, for mice 0.05-0.12 mg. Adults contain up to 227 mg of venom (dry weight) but inject 0.16 mg. Dried venom potency undiminished after 27 years storage.

these are recommended as per your requirement.

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