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Snakes Can Also Save Lives

Snakes do more for humans than most people think. They can help save lives by providing potential cures for fatal diseases.


New York, May 19, 2013—Snakes do more for humans than most people think. Their notoriety has instilled fear in a lot of people but they’re not all that bad. Snakes, just like any other animal on the planet, are beneficial in different ways. That, and several other interesting facts, is what people are going to learn from the latest photo book from James Mayrose, Snakes…Facts And Cool Pictures.”

This free photo book for children aims to teach children various things about snakes in a light and entertaining manner. It contains catchy, clear, and crisp images of different types of snakes in their natural habitats.

Most people would prefer to stay away from these reptiles for very good reasons. There are lots of venomous snakes in the country and without proper knowledge on how to deal with them, an encounter can be deadly. However, these reptiles are not all bad. People will discover, upon reading this picture book, that snakes are very interesting creatures. 

  • They don’t blink
  • They have some sort of permanent contact lens that protects their eyes
  • They can only see black and white
  • Snakes use their tongue to smell
  • Not all animals can be killed by snake venom
  • Snakes have built-in infrared sensors
  • King cobras only eat snakes

Furthermore, snakes offer medical benefits. Everyone knows that snakes’ venom is used to create anti-venom. Aside from that, a certain medical study is being performed to use copperhead venom as a possible treatment for breast cancer. Similarly, another group of experts are studying the effects of the Asian sand viper’s venom on making the human body fight melanoma cells.

Snake venom can also be used to help patients with angina and heart problems by being transformed into a coagulant. Venom from a certain type of Brazilian viper is also believed to help people with high blood pressure.

Amazing how something feared by most people turns out to have huge significance to people, isn’t it? Learning about how they can help provide cures for diseases that affect millions of people today as well as their quirks and other interesting qualities should make one look at these slithering reptiles in a different way.

Mayrose’s latest free photo book for kids will also help enlighten a lot of parents and children about snakes. This is a fun book to read and learn from. 

About James Mayrose

James Mayrose is a husband, father, and writer whose goal is to create books that both children and parents can enjoy and learn from. Learn from about him and his books at his Amazon author page.


James Mayrose
James’ Amazon author page


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