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Can the snakes Spit ?

Asked by jameel ahmed, 06 Oct '09 03:58 pm
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Yes ,African snake Black Mambo can spit the poison even upto 10 feet.
Answered by Santiranjan Pal, 06 Oct '09 03:59 pm

 
  
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Some snake spit bevenom in africa and cause skin decease
Answered by Dinesh C S, 07 Oct '09 11:10 am

 
  
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Yes few catagory
Answered by bankim roy, 06 Oct '09 04:00 pm

 
  
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Three species of snake can spit or eject the venom in a fine spray, which is aimed at the eyes of an enemy and projected for distances up to 2.4 m (8 ft). If the venom gets into the eyes, it may cause blindness. The spitting is used only in defense and never to obtain food.

Some cobras can spray their venom for a distance of up to 2.5 meters . This action is called spitting , but it does not evolve puckering the lips and blowing the venom outward . Spitting is a defensive behaviour that has nothing to do with killing prey. Spitting cobras bite and envenomate their prey just as do other venomous snakes.

Two of the spitting-cobra groups are African: -

One group is the African ringhal cobra (Hemachatus haemachatus) , and the second includes the black-necked cobra (Naja nigricollis), the Mozambique spitting cobra (N . mossambica) , the Mozambique red spitting cobra (N . pallida) , and the wEst African spitting cobra (N . katiensis).

The third group is from eastern Asia and i ...more
Answered by Haddipa, 06 Oct '09 07:17 pm

 
  
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Yes
Answered by anil garg, 07 May '13 12:09 am

 
  
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Yes,some of them spit venom
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 06 Oct '09 04:02 pm

 
  
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