Sean P. Bush MD FACEP


Monstruo de Gila

Fuente: U.S. National Park Service, Tumacarcori National Historical Park El monstruo de Gila y el lagarto moteado mexicano son dos tipos de lagartos venenosos que se encuentran en Norteamérica. Estos lagartos de gran tamaño y cuerpo grueso tienen extremidades cortas y retaconas. Viven en regiones desérticas del sudoeste…

Copperhead Snake

Source: U.S. National Park Service. The copperhead is a poisonous (venomous) pit viper found in areas extending from the eastern United States to Texas. Copperheads may leave distinctive double marks on the skin. They leave one, two, or three puncture marks on the skin, but you won’t always see any marks.

Snake and Lizard Bites

Poisonous snake or lizard bite A bite from a poisonous (venomous) snake or lizard requires emergency care. If you have been bitten by a snake or lizard that you know or think might be poisonous, call or other emergency services immediately. Do not wait for symptoms to develop. If you are not sure what type of snake or…

Serpiente boca de algodón (mocasín de agua)

Fuente: U.S. National Park Service La serpiente boca de algodón, también llamada mocasín de agua, es una víbora venenosa que se encuentra en el sudeste y en el centro sur de Norteamérica. Dejan una, dos o tres marcas de punción en la piel, pero no siempre se ve alguna marca.

Rattlesnake

Source: NASA John C. Stennis Space Center There are many different types of rattlesnakes in the world, and they vary widely in size and color. Rattlesnakes typically have rattles on the tip of the tail that produce the easily identified rattling sound.