Science: Jars of Venom

W. A. King, who owns a snake farm at Brownsville, Texas, has crystallized the venom from 24,000 rattlesnakes and collected it in three hermetically sealed glass jars. He annually buys and sells thousands of snakes, and distributes the yellowish poison crystals free of charge to scientists throughout the world who are experimenting on antitoxins for snake bite. He supplied the great snake farm established by the Brazilian Government at Sao Paulo, Brazil.


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