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Rare Snake Venom Could Be Used To Treat Pain

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Scientist have discovered that the snake which has the world’s largest venom glands could provide a solution to pain relief. The long-glanded blue coral snake whose nick-name is the “killer of killers” is known to feed on the likes of the king cobra. The snake is 2 metres long or 6 feet 6 inches and is found in South-East Asia. Its venom acts almost immediately causing its prey to spasm. According to the latest research which was recently published in the scientific journal Toxin the toxin targets receptors which are critical to pain in human beings which means the venom could potentially act as a pain killer.

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Wild Elephants Only Get A Couple Of Hours Of Sleep A Night

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According to the results of a new study wild African elephants sleep the least amount of time of any mammal. Scientists looked at two Botswanan elephants to elicit more information about the pachyderm’s natural sleep patterns. In captivity, elephants sleep between four to six hours a day, however in the wild, elephants sleep for only a couple of hours and mainly during the night. The elephants that were studied were both matriarchs of their herds and sometimes stayed awake for days at a time.

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Blind Orangutan Receives Life Changing Surgery To Recover Eyesight

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An orangutan who was shot 104 times by an air rifle and was blinded has undergone surgery in order to restore her sight. The ape name Aan had to have her left eye removed after it was ruptured in a cruel attack on a Bornean oil plantation back in 2012. Aan was showered with pellets and vets were able to remove most of them though 37 were left in her head effectively leaving her blind. A British vet has undertaken the task of restoring her sight by performing surgery on her right eye.

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Polar Bears Under Threat From Killer Whales And Sharks As Arctic Ice Melts

New Home Could Be Found For Sad Polar Bear

Polar bears already face the threat of receding ice levels which means shrinking supplies of food in the Arctic. There is however another danger they face also because of global warming. They are increasingly becoming prey to killer whales and sharks. As the ice in the Arctic recedes polar bears are finding it more difficult to hunt the seals that typically comprise their diet and this means they are being are forced to swim further distances to find food. The swimming means these predators are now at risk of becoming the prey of Greenland sharks and killer whales which are moving northwards as the ice recedes.

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One Of The World’s Oldest Elephant Dies

African Elephants Could Become Extinct Within Decades

One of the oldest elephants in the world recently passed away. The elephant named Indira was in her eighties and died in the Southern part of India according to forest officials. The officials said she had been unwell for quite some time and earlier in the month had stopped eating. A veterinarian at the elephant camp in the state of Karnataka that was caring for Indira estimated her age at between 85 to 90 years old. Elephants generally have a lifespan of about 70 years.

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