Herpetologists: Hot weather is making snakes more likely to bite

A young child is on the road to recovery after being bitten by a snake happened in Garland on Sunday.

The four-year-old was bitten by a Copperhead and hospitalized.

Snake bite calls have doubled this year in Tarrant County. Four were reported between May 1 and June 14 last year. Two hospitals in Fort Worth are already reporting 20 cases this season.

Dallas County numbers are not yet available.

Dan Crayton came face-to-face with a Copperhead under his house in Loving on Monday night.

Read full story HERE.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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