Man Kills Snake; Snake Tries To Kill Him Back

A diamondback rattlesnake — not this one — injected a Texas man with a dangerous dose of venom even though it had been decapitated. The man is in stable condition.

Trying to save his wife from a diamondback rattler, Jeremy Sutcliffe decapitated the snake with a shovel. But when he went to pick up the head, it bit him — delivering a near deadly dose of venom.

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Source: npr
Man Kills Snake; Snake Tries To Kill Him Back