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Black Widow Spiders – Latrodectus hesperus

Black Widow Spiders - Latrodectus hesperus The female black widow spider is considered the most venomous spider in North America. The venom of the black widow spider is 15 times as toxic as the venom of the prairie rattlesnake. Only the female black widow is dangerous to humans; males and juveniles are harmless. The female [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Spiders|0 Comments

Brown Recluse Spiders: Facts, Bites & Symptoms

Brown Recluse Spiders: Facts, Bites & Symptoms The brown recluse spider is well-known for its appearance and poisonous bite. It is the most common and widespread of the brown spiders, but it is found only in the south and central United States. Brown recluse spiders live in a region comprising Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Spiders|0 Comments

Venomous Texas Snakes

Venomous Texas Snakes The State of Texas is home to 15 potentially dangerous snake species or subspecies. Despite this, each year, there have been more deaths in Texas attributed to lightning strikes than to venomous snakebites. This is due, in part, to increasing awareness of snakes around us, developing and improved first aid and medical [...]

By | February 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments