Bottle of extract of nux vomica, British, c. 1850-1930. Nux vomica is a bitter-tasting drug extracted from the poisonous strychnine-containing seeds of a tree that is native to parts of Asia and Australia. [2728×4188]

Bottle of extract of nux vomica, British, c. 1850-1930. Nux vomica is a bitter-tasting drug extracted from the poisonous strychnine-containing seeds of a tree that is native to parts of Asia and Australia. [2728×4188]

Snakes are work of art when we take time to look at them in a open-minded and gentle way. Bredl’s carpet python, from Australia, is no exception to this rule. On its lower lip, the thermosensitive pits are well visible.

Snakes are work of art when we take time to look at them in a open-minded and gentle way. Bredl’s carpet python, from Australia, is no exception to this rule. On its lower lip, the thermosensitive pits are well visible.