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Russell’s Viper

Daboia russelii

A chain-patterned snake
Sitting coiled behind a rake
In its venom sack, neurotoxin it will make

If the rake you shake
A deadly bite you will take
And next morning, you won't wake

- Shree & Dhruv
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One response to “Russell’s Viper”

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    Komal S Vaidya

    Wonderful!! I wait for your poems. Have learnt about many new birds, and now snake too.

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