Never Trust a Traitor Snake,It Spares No One

Erly By Erly, 26th Aug 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Cobra is a deadly snake.Just imagine its head severely damaged,dying but it was able to attack the person.Let us not trust a snake; it must not be left with its single breath,it must be totally dead before leaving the scene.

Never Trust a Traitor Snake,It Spares No One

Who would think a dying snake could still bite a Chef in China.China is famous to be home for snakes. When I was in China way back 2008 to teach there, I saw many dead snakes scattered anywhere in that place Jillin Province,North China.Preserved snakes are also sold in their pharmacies as medicine to cure different sicknesses.The pharmacy has some yucky smell.
One Chef there named Peng Fan was preparing a soup dish from cobra flesh .The snake has been thought by him as dead for it was terribly smashed in the head. It was estimated to have died after 20 minutes.
The Chef , left the snake to check what he cooked in the the famous restaurant where he works as Chef ,but the severed head of the snake bit him with venom as he was throwing it into the bin 20 minutes after the head was cut off.
Peng died.He failed to realize that it takes almost 1 hour for a snake to be fully dead.
Peng died before he could be treated in hospital with life-saving anti-venom , their police said.
It was though to be a highly unusual case.The case appears to be just an accident.He prepared the snake himself and he was just unlucky.He was not saved.The time was too short to save his life.It was said that only the anti-venom could have helped ,but this was not given in time.The people there considered it as a tragic accident.

Diners who were eating in the restaurant at the time of the incident described screams coming from the kitchen.All diners left the restaurant and did not finish eating their food.

According to snake expert Yang Hong-Chang, all reptiles can function for up to an hour after losing their body parts. It is perfectly possible that the head remained alive and bit Peng's hand.By the time a snake has lost its head, it's effectively dead, as basic body functions have ceased, but there is still some reflexive action.

It means snakes have the capability of biting and injecting venom even after the head has been severed.


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author avatar C.D. Moore
26th Aug 2014 (#)


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author avatar Erly
27th Aug 2014 (#)

Yes, C.D. Moore, amazing and terrifying.The chef was so unlucky.Perhaps it was his destiny snake killer, cooker and the returned was the same.Thanks .

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author avatar snerfu
27th Aug 2014 (#)

Shocking incident, one really has to keep distance when dealing with snakes.

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author avatar Erly
27th Aug 2014 (#)

yes true,snerfu..unfortunate chef...he trusted a lot...Thanks for your nice comment.Take care.

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