How Are Snakes Immune to Their Own Venom?

Venomous snakes use their lethal bites primarily to bring down prey. The question is often raised: how can snakes safely eat an animal that contains such a toxic substance? The answer lies not only with in-built immunities and tolerances, but in the chemistry of the venom itself. As its most … Continue reading How Are Snakes Immune to Their Own Venom?