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There are many myths & misconceptions about snakes, one or these being that you can distinguish venomous from non-venomous snakes based on the shape of their pupil or tail scales.

This image has recently been doing the rounds on social media again:

This isn’t true for South African snakes – please don’t follow advice like this and rather always contact a professional snake handler!

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