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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

More Snakebite News

A 3-year old California girl was bitten on the foot by a 9-inch long rattlesnake. (News source.)

An Inglewood, California, man was bitten by a rattlesnake when he picked it up, mistaking it for a nonvenomous species. (News source.)

A 15-year old Texas boy was bitten by a probably nonvenomous snake, but was sent to the hospital after complaining of discomfort from the bite. (News source.)

A Greenville, South Carolina, hospital has had 9 snake bites the past month, triple the usual number in a typical month. (News source.)

In Israel, a migrant worker was bitten by a snake near Tel Aviv, and other bites have been documented recently. (News source.)

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