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Bites??

Discussion in 'General Venomous' started by Ollie, Feb 8, 2008.

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  1. Ollie

    Ollie Elite Member

    Right now, I would never own a venomous snake, but i have the utmost amount of respect and awe for them. I'm just curious as to if there are any good bite stories out there in venomous snake HC network? I like to hear other people's experiences
     
  2. venus

    venus Founding Member

    Have you done a search under venomous?
     
  3. Ollie

    Ollie Elite Member

    I looked for a few stories, you can delete my thread if you want, i was just trying to hear some experiences...or you could point me in the right direction? Sorry if you think i'm ignorant or something :\ never meant to be
     
  4. venus

    venus Founding Member

    Not implying that at all, just asking :) Dont know if we have any here but I know there are alot on the net.
     
  5. Ollie

    Ollie Elite Member

    Ohh! I getcha. I was just wondering with this website because I'm on here a lot and have grown familiar with some of the people so it would be interesting haha sorry
     
  6. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    very few of us actually keep hots.
     
  7. caudalis_sa

    caudalis_sa Elite Member

    well no bite story is good lol. Had many close calls but always play it safe with my hots....especially when working with them in the field, you can never afford to get tagged. I am pretty certain i will get tagged someday, but as of yet...nothing :D thank goodness. One day you will see some post about this dude that got tagged in the face by a black mamba...but not yet...i am too quick :p

    in the field most the time i am hours from medical attention...so getting smoked is not an option. Suppose i have been lucky..but plan to keep it that way. Besides... if i died you guys would get no more field reports from me!
     
  8. Typhanie

    Typhanie Elite Member

    Noooooo!

    ;)

    Do you carry any anti-venin with you? Just wondered. I've never been able to go field herping, especially with hots, so I don't know what people commonly take with them.
     
  9. caudalis_sa

    caudalis_sa Elite Member

    no...way to expensive.Also very dangerous to use... Cheaper to not get bitten
     
  10. MRHickey

    MRHickey Elite Member

    Its always a cheaper option to not get bit, as well as a whole lot less stressful and definitely less deadly
     
  11. The JD

    The JD Elite Member

    Yeah, I'd think getting bitten by a hot snake would pretty much ruin anyone's weekend...
     
  12. Dogboa

    Dogboa Elite Member

    I was 17 and stupid. Took a hit from a pigmy rattlesnake on Christmas day 1974. Lost the tip of my right middle finger.

    Craig
     
  13. caudalis_sa

    caudalis_sa Elite Member

    ouch... that probably made family happy on christmas haha
     
  14. Ollie

    Ollie Elite Member

    Fun Christmas!!
     
  15. mike_thalman

    mike_thalman Member

    I don't know if you have read about this one: I Should Be Dead

    A person in GA. received a very bad Timber Rattlesnake bite, pretty good story.
     
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