Worse bite!!?

Worse bite!!?

Postby iluvsnakes » Thu Mar 01, 2012 3:04 pm

Hello,which bite would any of you say is worse? A copperhead or a pygmy rattlesnake?
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby Tagged » Thu Mar 01, 2012 3:06 pm

If you comparing if both are adults and both give proper bites....... Copperhead
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby Mr Venom » Thu Mar 01, 2012 3:46 pm

Hay Jordan, yes I agree with Tagged on the copperhead as an adult but not sure on babies.
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby shadowfoot » Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:36 pm

Neither will kill you(apparently), but both will put you on the floor. Its like choosing the better of two evils.
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby Fooble » Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:01 pm

What's worst being run over by a VW polo or a Toyta Yaris?
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby Qball » Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:19 pm

Bwhahahaha @fooble!
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby iluvsnakes » Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:56 pm

@shadowfoot..There have been recorded deaths by copperheads.
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby kfc223 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 7:07 pm

Tyrone is right.

HOT is HOT!

That's my 2c

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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby shadowfoot » Thu Mar 01, 2012 7:17 pm

There have probably been deaths by pygmy rattlesnakes as well, just not recorded ones. Nobody knows.
I think fooble has explained it perfectly.
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second, is better than living a
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A life without gambling is like
sushi without wasabi - Gintoki (Gintama)
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby monopeltis » Thu Mar 01, 2012 7:55 pm

shadowfoot wrote:There have probably been deaths by pygmy rattlesnakes as well, just not recorded ones. Nobody knows.
I think fooble has explained it perfectly.


Tokoloshes also exist, just not recorded.
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby shadowfoot » Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:15 pm

Harharhar@ monopeltis
Shining brightly, even for a split
second, is better than living a
dull-grey life for eternity - Jing (King Of Bandits)
A life without gambling is like
sushi without wasabi - Gintoki (Gintama)
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby Cronje Rademan » Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:48 pm

The one that just bit you will definitely be the worst one, irrespective!!
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby Tagged » Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:24 am

Hot is a hot ???
Well I def disagree with that !!
So would u rather be tagged by inland Taipan or a whitlipp tree viper ??
Or would u rather be tagged by a Black Mamba or a night adder ?
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby bradmiller » Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:12 am

To be clear which copperhead? Austrelaps genus or A. contortrix
Just from the bite pics I would go with the Pygmy (Sistrurus miliarius). I have seen many digits missing as a result of the A. contortrix bite.

I agree with a hot is a hot, either way you never know how bad it is until you get bitten. There are so many factors that you cant assume in a bite to categorise which is worse.
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Re: Worse bite!!?

Postby Bushviper » Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:49 am

Well please take a bite from one each on opposing limbs. That way we will all know this useless piece of information.
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