Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Healing Process

A full bite from a king cobra is capable of killing an adult within 15 minutes. Nevertheless, King Cobra bites are not common in the US and therefore

Snake expert Albert Killian  made it through the national news again. He spent the first two nights in intensive care. His left arm and hand were swollen, discolored and extremely painful.

The fang marks were clearly visible. Still the healing process went quick and the discoloration began fading a few days later. Albert was lucky that he made it to the hospital in time before respiratory failure kicked in.

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