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Yellow Banded Sea Krait


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Inviato da Langley on Giugno 30, 2000 at 13:42:42:


Did anyone see this week's (June 28) "Survivor" episode on CBS. The one in which one of the contestants grabbed what he said the producers warned him was a Yellow Banded Sea Krait ("really deadly ... as in, six hours deadly)," by the tail and threw it into the surf ?

I'll admit right up front that I'm not an expert on the venomous snakes of the Borneo area, but this thing looked just like a Mangrove Snake to me. And when I searched the Web for "Yellow Banded Sea Krait," I couldn't find anything.

Were he and the show's producers correct ? Was it a Yellow Banded Sea Krait, a Mangrove Snake, or something else ?

Thanks.


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