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Was National Geographic just filming a snake attack a child and not helping?

The image is not from National Geographic, but from the TV show Nature's Deadliest (image 3 in the slideshow) from Animal Planet. Waffelsatnoon.com and hoaxorfact.com both describe it as ...
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Can you become immune to Snake Venom?

tl;dr: Yes. This Mister Steve Ludwin is quite public about his snake adventures. The details about his method as reported in the popular press are a bit murky and so imprecise that they increase the ...
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Does Phenol (Carbolic acid) repel snakes?

There is scant evidence that there is such a thing as a snake repellent, and Phenol is not it. A decidedly western source from 1970s does not list Phenol as a supposed repellent, but decries the ...
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