Michael Kearney, another faculty member (who asserts that he can, in fact, see a snake without picking it up, but we all highly doubt that) holding the small-eyed snake. I don't think anyone's ever died from a bite from these guys, but they can kill you either with a neurotoxin that causes blood clotting (if the clot happens in your brain) or with a myotoxin that degrades muscle and thus provides too for the liver to filter, causing it to fail.