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7 Mar 2021
Surrounded by thousands of live scorpions in a laboratory deep in Egypt's Western Desert, Ahmed Abu al-Seoud is extracting drops of venom from the arachnids’ tails. Biomedical researchers are studying the pharmaceutical properties of scorpion venom, making the rare and potent neurotoxin a highly sought-after commodity now produced in several Middle Eastern countries.
1 Dec 2018
Snake bites in Kenya can be deadly: while treatable, not everyone knows how to do it correctly. So a unique snake farm helps produce effective anti-venom while teaching the public about snakes' importance for nature.

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