5. This snake can treat strokes & dangerous blood clots
Who knew that the protein found in the venom of the Malayan Pit Viper can help treat stroke victims and prevent future blood clots?
The venom is currently being used in Europe to treat patients suffering from deep-vein blood clots, and can dissolve clots that have caused a stroke for as long as six hours after stroke symptoms show up.
The above information proves numerous points surrounding the interconnectedness of human beings and animals. Thankfully, scientists and pet lovers alike are realizing the importance of these creatures.
Who knows what other amazing things we’ll discover in the years to come — these are indeed exciting times!