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The black mamba is one of the deadliest snakes in the world, but it prefers tp flee humans rather than attack them.
Deadly Snakebite: What the World Should Know
September 19, 2018

You hear a lot about shark attacks, but sharks kill only about six people per year in unprovoked attacks. Meanwhile, someone dies from snakebite every four minutes. Up to 5.4 million people are bitten by snakes each year. To combat this huge and largely unrecognized problem, a coalition of global…