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DEADLY STRIPES

Meet the “Walo-Walo” (“eight-eight”)

The is known for its sleek, banded appearance and potent venom. In Culion, it is said that if ever you were bitten by one, you only have 8 hours to live, hence the name. Although the Walo Walo’s venom is highly toxic, it is generally described as non-aggressive. There are more recorded bites from land-based venomous snakes. Nature’s wonders never cease to amaze!

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