They have a bad reputation, unfair and undeserved and in addition to them stories are told excessively extravagant, because with two fingers of front immediately you understand that they are not possible. Perhaps the strangest story that is told about snakes is that they like milk! Therefore, according to some say, do not hesitate to climb the udder of the cows, or even, bad and perverse as they are, hatch tricks to take milk from newborns in the very lap of his mother, when she is asleep, and to prevent the child from crying they put their tail in the infant’s mouth … and there are those who assure that this is true.
Culebra de cogulla
Of the other 10, only two present some venom, but they do not have specialized teeth to inject it, they are the bastard snake and the cogulla (the latter is so small that there is nothing of us that can fit in the mouth).
Horseshoe snake on a bully picking olives
These weeks have been several occasions in which we have run into them. Our friends from Oleaí even shared a harvest day with a horseshoe snake that wandered through their shawls.
They deserve our respect!