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The world of snakes: Congo, 1962

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WHO/Didier Henrioud

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Didier Henrioud travelled to the Congo in 1962 to photograph research on venomous snakes at the Institut Pasteur in Brazzaville. The photo report centres specifically on the extraction of venom from Bitis Gabonica (Gabon viper) in order to produce anti-snakebite serum.

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