Yeah, you could get to it, but it would take a while, and you'd be subjecting yourself to thorns, ticks, snakes and about ten miles of the roughest country you can imagine.
The number of recent species of snakes is about 1600.
The animals are few, comprising a land tortoise, the armadillo, a species of boa, several poisonous snakes and some woodcock.
Australia is rich in snakes, and has more than a hundred different kinds.
Herbs with healing properties were kept in her temple, and also snakes, the usual symbol of the medicinal art.
SNAKES, an order (Ophidia) in the class of Reptiles.
Vast majority of snakes are further characterized by having the right and left halves of the under-jaws connected by an elastic band; a median, longitudinal furrow in the skin below and behind the chin; the whole palatal apparatus is but loosely connected with the skull, nowhere articulating with it.
There are several varieties of snakes, of which three species (all vipers) are poisonous.
Of the extremely limited Samoan fauna, consisting mainly of an indigenous rat, four species of snakes and a few birds, the most interesting member is the Didunculus strigirostris, a ground pigeon of iridescent greenish-black and bright chestnut plumage, which forms a link between the extinct dodo and the living African Treroninae.
The cave, still called Mavrospelya ("black cave"), was ever afterwards regarded as sacred to Demeter, and in'it, according to information given to Pausanias, there had been set up an image of the goddess, a female form seated on a rock, but with a horse's head and mane, to which were attached snakes and other wild animals.
Of snakes there are about forty distinct species or varieties.
Venomous snakes abound.
Sea-snakes occasionally make their way to Japan, being cairied thither by the Black Current (Kuro Shiwo) and the monsoon, but they must be regarded as merely fortuitous visitors.
In accordance with this general distribution snakes show a great amount of differentiation with regard to their mode of life and general organization; and from the appearance alone of a snake a safe conclusion can be drawn as to its habits.
The food of the people consists as a rule of boiled rice with salted fresh or dried fish, salt, sessamum-oil, chillies, onions, turmeric, boiled vegetables, and occasionally meat of some sort from elephant flesh down to smaller animals, fowls and almost everything except snakes, by way of condiment.
How could she have let him talk her into swimming in a creek where snakes slithering around in the nearby bushes?
Sleep didn't come easily that night, and when it finally overtook her, it was filled with snakes and insects - and worse yet, Denton.
Some nine or ten other species of snakes are present, together with an abundance of lizards, including the Varanus, and most species of Mediterranean tortoises are represented.
No, I suppose the possibility of snakes does pose a bigger threat.
How many of the snakes relatives lurked in the grass?
Several pretty large logs may still be seen lying on the bottom, where, owing to the undulation of the surface, they look like huge water snakes in motion.
"He's afraid of snakes," she said by way of explanation.
You mean they have rattle snakes out here?
Most of the snakes in the water are harmless.
There are several snakes, including the viper (Pelias berus).
AMPHIBIA, a zoological term originally employed by Linnaeus to denote a class of the Animal Kingdom comprising crocodiles, lizards and salamanders, snakes and Caeciliae, tortoises and turtles and frogs; to which, in the later editions of the Systema N aturae he added some groups of fishes.
Snakes were his weakness.
He wouldn't let any snakes near her.
She hesitated at the front door, scanning the porch for snakes before she stepped out into the cool evening air.
She searched the porch for snakes and then stepped outside.
Snakes, chiggers, ticks, storms, catamounts.
In central Queensland and elsewhere, snakes, both venomous and harmless, are eaten, the head being first carefully smashed to pulp with a stone.
Turtle and sea-snakes abound, as do mollusca, of which a few are peculiar, and zoophytes.
In the eastern portion of the Coastal Plain Region are the cotton rat, rice-field rat, marsh rabbit, big-eared bat, brown pelican, swallow-tailed kite, black vulture and some rattlesnakes and cotton-mouth moccasin snakes, all of which are common farther south; and there are some turtles and terrapins, and many geese, swans, ducks, and other water-fowl.
The goddess sometimes appears with doves, as uranic, at others with snakes, as chthonic. In the ritual fetishes, often of miniature form, played a great part: all sorts of plants and animals were sacred: sacrifice (not burnt, and human very doubtful), dedication of all sorts of offerings and simulacra, invocation, &c., were practised.
Snakes are common, an adder, a variegated rock snake and a Hadramut with forty followers about the 13th century.
Snakes are not numerous, and it is said that none is poisonous or vicious.
In addition Cuvier accepts the Linnaean subdivisions of Amphibia-Reptilia for the tortoises, lizards (including crocodiles), salamanders and frogs; and Amphibia-Serpentes for the snakes, apodal lizards and Caeciliae.
The most dreaded by the natives are called " imamba," of which there are at least eight different kinds; these snakes elevate and throw themselves forward, and have been known to pursue a horseman.
Among smaller animals the jerboa and other descriptions of rat, and the wabar or cony are common; lizards and snakes are numerous, most of the latter being venomous.
These characters apply to all snakes, although none are peculiar to them.
Gunther characterizes the chief categories as follows: - (I) Burrowing snakes, which live under ground and but rarely appear on the surface.
Outside of snakes and insects, there was nothing dangerous about the forest.
She screamed and jumped back before she realized the snakes were dead.
By the time Bordeaux returned with the cut up snakes, she had lard sizzling in a large skillet.
It was dark. The dual moons of the underworld were high overhead, another sign she hadn't slept more than an hour or two. The trees overhead hissed as the branches moved like snakes in a soft breeze. Gabriel held out a hand and pulled her up, silent despite his size and small armory of weapons.
Are there lots of snakes around here?
You're not afraid of snakes, are you?
How can you swim in that water when you know snakes might be lurking under the surface?
This phobia about snakes was thwarting her attempts at independence.
Too many snakes - and next time she might wander so far she wouldn't be able to find her way back.
The food of the adult is almost exclusively animal, - insects, especially large ants, snails, lizards and snakes, but it also eats certain large red berries.
As regards reptiles, there are at least seven poisonous snakes - two cobras, two puff-adders and three vipers.
There are snakes and small lizards, but no frogs or toads.
There are 10 species of land-snakes (hebi), among which one only (the mamushi, or Trigonocephalus Blomhoffi) is venomous.
The snakes are the most highly specialized branch of the Sauria or Squamata, i.e.
A good idea is to either take a guide into the field when trying to identify snakes, or to memorize the details of a few species that are of interest before setting out.
While it is important to know how to identify snakes, with so many snake species it is equally important to have a good guide and learn the facts.
That is because the state is home to almost four dozen species of snakes.
Snakes were something that gave her the willies.
She eyed the snakes distastefully.
He dismounted and retrieved the snakes from the sand.
(2) Ground snakes rarely ascending bushes or entering water.