FSU: Are all rattlesnakes created equal? No, maybe not

FSU: Are all rattlesnakes created equal? No, maybe not

FSU: Are all rattlesnakes created equal? No, maybe not

If you’re one of the unfortunate few to be bitten by a venomous snake, having access to effective antivenom to combat the swelling, pain and tissue damage to these bites is critical.

But new research by a team of biologists at Florida State University has revealed that creating antivenom is a bit tricky. That’s because the type of venom a snake produces can change according to where it lives.

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