Off-duty Collier deputy bit by water moccasin at kids fishing event

It could have been a lot worse.

That’s how Robert Brown described getting nicked by a water moccasin Saturday during the Collier County Sheriff’s Office “Kids Love Fishing” event at Florida Sports Park in East Naples.

“It was one of those things,” said Brown, an amateur herpetologist and a Sheriff’s Office sergeant who has worked with snakes for more than 35 years. “If someone had to get bit, it was better that it was me rather than a kid.”

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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