What Happens If You Fall Into a Pool Filled Snake Venom?

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Shared August 9, 2019

Did you know that a single snake bite can kill an adult elephant in just a few hours? And if you're not careful, snake venom can kill you in only 15 minutes. But that's from a venomous bite. What if the venom was already collected and you took a swim in a pool full of the stuff?
What would swimming in venom be like? How would snake venom affect your body? And could this actually be good for you?

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