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Reptiles and Amphibians in the News

Thursday, April 3, 2008


A high schooler in India was bitten by a cobra and taken to a hospital for treatment. After an hour, the antivenom had taken effect, and the young man expressed the wish to sit for his philosophy paper (exam). His headmaster and local police arranged for him to do so from his hospital bed. (News source.)

Another dog has died from a coral snake bite. It was a 3-year old Jack Russell terrier. (News source.)

WHO is starting a campaign in Africa against snakebites. (News source.)

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