Why are there so many snakes on Dalian Snake Island? Less than 1 square kilometer, where about 20,000 snakes hide.
We have many islands that have been visited by many tourists, and some of islands are full of historical stories. Today I will bring you an explanation of island.
This island is located in Dalian, my country. This is a snake island. The island is said to be home to over 20,000 venomous snakes. Does it attract everyone's interest?
1. Origin of Serpent Island
Actually, this snake island is very ordinary, it is most ordinary island, formed by due to movement of earth's crust, in fact, besides snakes, there are other animals on island, but this island The island is very small and island is surrounded by water, so follow rules of survival.
If you want to survive with limited resources, you will have to fight hard. Many wild animals were destroyed during competition. Venomous snakes live by their super survival ability. Once defeated, they gradually increase.
According to research, about 100 million years ago, vipers already lived on Liaodong Peninsula, but other snakes also lived here. Later, after movement of Yanshan and impact of Himalayan mountain building, Serpent Island finally formed and was isolated in Bohai Sea.
In addition, island is very small and the resources are scarce. Those poisonous amphibious snakes that originally fed on fish cannot survive at all. The black-browed viper can prey on migratory birds due to its cheek cavities and fangs , have survived harsh environments and breed to this day.
Second, how strong is a venomous snake?
There are many poisonous snakes on this magical island. There are about 5 poisonous snakes per square meter. Among them, most venomous snake is spearhead. If you get bitten, it will affect your life. Danger.
In an hour, your organs will fail, your skin will dissolve, and all that awaits you is death. Due to fact that there are too many snakes, and they are all very poisonous, there are almost no people here.
But for sake of advancing scientific research, scientists will risk going to island to conduct scientific research, but at least they will take a doctor with them. In fact, dangerous part of this snake island in Dalian is that it is small in size and has a lot of venomous snakes.
Then chance of encountering venomous snakes will increase significantly. Some experts have calculated that there could be more than 20,000 black-browed vipers on island. It is almost a paradise for venomous snakes.
3. Natural enemy of venomous snakes
Such a powerful venomous snake cannot have natural enemies. They have 2 natural enemies, one eagle and other Rattus norvegicus. Although venomous snakes live here preying on migratory birds, due to their own factors, they will also be hunted by eagles in sky.
Of course, eagles don't catch them every time, and they don't succeed every time. snakes. The second natural enemy of these venomous snakes is Rattus norvegicus.
In fact, there were no rats on Snake Island at first, later several fishing boats moored to island, and some Rattus norvegicus escaped from boats to island, where they bred for no reason.
These Rattus norvegicus are very intelligent. They usually attack snakes when they are hibernating, and most of them succeed. But some Rattus norvegicus are not so lucky, they prefer to bite these poisonous snakes at beginning of winter.
At this time, when snake has not yet fully entered its sleep period, these mice will be killed and become food for venomous snake.
In addition, there are employees on island who will hunt and kill Rattus norvegicus here, which is also a kind of protection for Serpent Island. But vast majority of people do not really understand this, why not bring out poisonous snakes?
Fourth, why not use a boar
As we all know, snakes hibernate. It can be seen that their endurance is very high. They can endure hunger. Hibernation can consume very little energy, so they can support their basic physiological needs by eating dozens of birds a year. . Such characteristics give them an absolute advantage over competitors.
The ecosystem on this island is completely destroyed because only poisonous snakes can survive here, and gradually they take over entire island. Some netizens will say why not use wild boars, snakes' natural enemies, to fight them?
As we all know, boars are very simple and honest, but they don't look like ordinary pigs. They have strong attack power. When they encounter venomous snakes, they step over their feet. On them, then a wild boar eats these poisonous snakes into their stomachs.
Because skin of boars is different from skin of eagles, their skin is very hard, and there are many thick hairs on outside, the teeth of poisonous snakes do not affect them at all,Boars are difficult to offend. But it can also lead to damage to ecosystem.
Because island is relatively small, it is very inconspicuous. The snake island was not discovered by humans, so it was not taken seriously. It wasn't until 10930 that a group of Japanese went out to build buildings and discovered that Island was full of poisonous snakes and was slowly being learned about and many scientists and experts were doing research on it.
What do you think of this island? I believe that many netizens are still very afraid of snakes With so many poisonous snakes, what do you think should be done?