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Man gets bit by rattlesnake, receives $153K hospital bill

San Diego - A man from the San Diego area found himself in a hospital bed, as well as with a huge hospital bill, after he tried to snap a selfie with a rattlesnake.

A mysterious fungus is killing snakes in the Eastern U.S.

It started in Florida with the pygmy rattlesnakes, killing 42 of them. Then, another 59 wound up dead. When it happened in the earlier part of this century, mystified scientists couldn't identify the culprit.

Teen steps into rattlesnake nest while looking for phone signal

Jamul - Vera Oliphant, 16, from El Cajon, is recovering after she was bitten six times on the foot by a brood of rattlesnakes in rural Jamul, Calif. She walked into a rattlesnake nest while she was busy looking at her cellphone for network signal.

California teen steps into rattlesnake nest, survives six bites

San Diego - A teenager in California accidentally stepped into a rattlesnake nest and was bitten six times. She was immediately brought to the hospital and treated. It was a serious situation, but she survived.

Man bitten by rattlesnake at Idaho Wal-Mart

Lewiston - A man was enjoying his routine shopping at Wal-Mart when he had an unexpected encounter with a reptile that gave him a nightmare he won't soon forget.

Rattlesnake Rancher's 'Ancient Asian Elixir' Lands Him in Legal Trouble

Never mind snakes on a plane or even snakes in your luggage. How about snakes in your booze? 'Bayou Bob', a rattlesnake rancher in Santo, TX, has been spiking bottles of vodka with the slithery noisemakers and marketing them as an 'Ancient Asian Elixir.'

Man Bitten By Rattlesnake That Went Along For A Ride

Andy Bacas was unpacking his luggage after a team trip to South Carolina when he felt a sharp bite to his hand. The coach was bitten by a baby caneback rattler who appears to have wanted to get warm . That 'baby snake' was almost a foot long.

Man Bitten After Putting Snake in Mouth

Snake collector Matt Wilkinson of Portland grabbed a 20-inch rattler from the highway near Maupin, and three weeks later, to impress his ex-girlfriend, he stuck the serpent in his mouth. It didn't end well.

Chihuahua defends baby from rattlesnake

Pint-sized Zoey became a pit bull when her masters baby was threatened by a rattlesnake while playing in the back yard. In a self sacrificing move the little dog jumped between the toddler and the snake taking the bite herself.

Hundreds Go Face-to-Face With Rattlesnakes on Purpose

Hundreds of people in Taylor, Texas have a strange idea of fun.

Wal-Mart Rattlesnake Victim Issues Warning

Wal-Mart shoppers warned of falling rattlesnakes (with video)

Deputy Bitten By Snake Still In Serious Condition

He was walking on a park trail with another deputy when he was bitten.

Woman Threatens Police With Rattlesnakes

Pa. police station buzzing with snakes

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Crotalus horridus (timber rattlesnake) at the Oxbow Zollman Zoo in Olmsted County  Minnesota
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