This is What Snake Venom Does to Blood

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Have you ever wondered what makes snake venom so deadly? Nearly a third of untreated bites can cause serious damage to the human body, including disseminated intravascular coagulation (blood clots), failure of the kidneys and other organs, and can result in death.

This video will show you what a just single drop of venom (from a Russell’s viper, also known as Daboia russelii) can do when mixed with a petri dish of blood. Yikes.

By | 2017-10-27T12:58:31+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Animals and Insects|