Rattlesnake bites the hand that feeds it

Written by on July 21, 2013 in Critters vs Humans vs Critters - No comments

A massasauga rattlesnake housed at the Toronto Zoo bit a keeper as the 45-year-old was feeding the slithery snake. The worker was taken to hospital in serious condition and administered with anti-venom serum. In a statement, the zoo said the worker was expected to make a complete recovery.

The zoo offers these snake safety tips. Importantly, if you’re bitten, don’t panic and get to a hospital immediately. 

h/t Toronto Star Photo Toronto Zoo

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