Types of venom fangs in snakes (IMAGE) Flinders University Caption Types of venom fangs in snakes: rear fangs (crab-eating water snake), fixed front fangs (taipan), and hinged front fangs (Gaboon viper); fangs highlighted in red (image credit A. Palci) (Creative Commons). Credit (image credit A. Palci) (Creative Commons). Usage Restrictions No restrictions. License CC0 Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.