Pit-viper sentence example

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  • But some were essentially indigenous, and he observed a singular character given to the fauna by the presence of certain Eastern forms, unknown in other parts of Persia, such as the tiger, a remarkable deer of the IndoMalayan group, allied to Cervus axis, and a pit viper (Halys).
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  • Venomous pit viper bites usually begin to swell within ten minutes and sometimes are painful.
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  • Many pit viper and coral snake bites (20%) fail to poison their victim or introduce only a small amount of venom into the victim's body.
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