In recent days, amid hot weather, the editors NEWSru.co.il has received several reports of snakes in rest areas in tel Aviv – in particular, in Hayarkon Park and Independence Park (near the Hilton).
«In Independence Park at the Hilton hotel in tel Aviv last week were seen snakes of different colors and lengths of the paths and clearings where small children play and people walk,» writes one of our readers who have sent the picture of the dead snake, which brought Raven to the Playground.
On this picture it is hard to unequivocally determine the species of snake. Killed a snake similar to the Syrian anerica (eirenis rothii) is a non-poisonous snake, widespread in Israel.
Some people reported that they had met over the weekend of snakes while walking in the Park Hayarkon. By description we can assume that it was including the vipers.
Snakes in Israel active almost all year round, except for a few winter months. Many of them are poisonous. Only sensible thing to do when meeting with a snake don’t provoke her aggression and try not to take it up. If you think that you discovered the snake is a danger, you should call the police or the security personnel.