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Thursday, September 3, 2009

Snakes and Snakebites

A Florida man was saved by quick antivenom response when he was apparently bitten by a green mamba. The snake's wherabouts are unknown, and where it came from is a mystery. (News source.)

A older snake story here, of a military training exercise that runs into a rattlesnake.

Details on the recovery of a Texas girl from a rattlesnake bite. (News source.)

Three Australians were bitten by the same snake of unknown species. (News source.)

A Trinidad woman died from a fer-de-lance bite when she didn't get antivenom in time. (News source.)

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