"Expecteria Trouserius" (Trouser Snake)
Throughout the World
One-eyed, with mushroom-shaped head (other types come with extralayers of skin)
Size varies from 3 to 12 inches, depending on its mood & sub-species.
This snake attacks mainly women in the lower front abdomen, resulting in an inconspicuous burn. Then a severe swelling followed by excruciating pain after nine months. The attack is not usually fatal.
It has been known to attack men in the rear lower abdomen!
Usually found in bedrooms, but has been known to appear in the most unusual places.
Various types of vaccine available for women. However once the venom is injected into the body, only drastic measures will ensure complete recovery. There is no known antidote for men.
WHAT TO DO WHEN ATTACKED
Do not apply a tourniquet as the venom is too deep in the body to be affected.
CUTTING THE WOUND:
This would be completely unnecessary and ineffective as the bleeding will stop ater a few weeks anyhow.
SUCKING THE WOUND:
This method is the most popular with the victim, but so far has not been reported to have led to any success.
SEARCHING FOR ANTI VENOM
2. Grip firmly and move the hand in an upwards and downwards motion.
3. This will result in the snake becoming highly aggressive, very rigid and start spitting.
i. The time taken for this milking process depends entirely on the milker and the last time the snake attacked.
ii. Once milked, the snake should be harmless for about 20 minutes.
This snake, although it is very aggressive and active, is not necessarily a vermin, and treated with the right respect, makes a wonderful pet.