Why do dead snakes move

Can a dead snake still bite?

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Yes, with sometimes tragic consequences.

The Serpent's Revenge: A few months ago, the case of a Chinese chef hit the headlines. The man had killed a poisonous Indonesian spitting cobra in the kitchen of a restaurant in order to prepare a soup from its non-poisonous meat, which is considered a delicacy. Twenty minutes later he was about to throw the scraps of meat in the trash, including the severed head. But the severed head bit his hand and released the deadly neurotoxin. The man died within minutes. Beyond Death: In 1999, American medical professionals reported in a respected journal of five patients who had been bitten by dead rattlesnakes. The poisonous animals had previously either been shot, beaten or beheaded. Nevertheless, they still bit down some time later. The observation was not new, as a rattlesnake specialist had already warned in the 1950s that a decapitated snake could be dangerous for up to 50 minutes after its death. The riddle: The experts still do not agree on why certain snakes can still bite after their death. One suspicion is that the bite reflex is triggered by mechanical stimuli deep in the throat. Until the cause of the fatal danger after the death of the animals has been clarified, the motto is: Stay away from dead poisonous snakes!

The riddle: The experts still do not agree on why certain snakes can still bite after their death. One suspicion is that the bite reflex is triggered by mechanical stimuli deep in the throat. Until the cause of the deadly danger after the death of the animals has been clarified, the solution is: Stay away from dead poisonous snakes!

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See in the video the proof that dead snakes can still bite. However, be forewarned for The video is not recommended for viewers with the faint of heart.

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