Venomous Snakes in China

On the boundary oF Hunan, Guizhou and Chongqing provinces in the Woling Mountain area, lives a snake nicknamed “Die In 5 Steps.” Its scientific name is Deinagkistrodon, and it is highly venomous pit viper. Local legend suggests that once bitten by the Deinagkistrodon, the will die in 5 steps. Though somewhat exaggerated, it is true […]