Poisonous snakes emerge early from hibernation due to warm, dry weather

28.01.2014                      27.Schwat.5774

Umwelt & Technologie:

Poisonous snakes emerge early from hibernation due to warm, dry weather

Unusual January temperatures have confused snakes that usually wake up in the spring, their glands full of venom.

The unusually warm and dry weather of January has confused snakes, which usually hibernate during the winter and wake up in the spring, their glands full of venom. Because of the month’s higher temperatures, some venomous snakes have come out of their hiding places prematurely, posing dangers to those who get too close….