Snake Venom on Self
Name: Julia A.
Question: Are venomous snakes immune to the toxins in
their venom? (a question posed to me under the guise of "supposing a
snake accidentally bit itself...")
You have posed a very interesting question that has prompted a lot of
discussion amongst a bunch of naturalist and a wildlife biologist, but so
far we have not found a definitive answer. So far the best we can do is
"maybe, partially." If we learn any more I will send it along.
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