Snake Bites

Rattlesnake at Sonoma Reptile Rescue (KPIX, Don Ford)

After 2 Rattlesnakes Bite Children, Doctors Warn Some Snakebite ‘Treatments’ May Be The Worst Thing You Could Do

As a two-year-old Pittsburg girl and a four-year-old Folsom boy are recovering from separate snake bite wounds, emergency workers warn that the Hollywood-based first aid of “sucking out the venom” may actually be the worst thing you could do.

06/10/2015

Emelyn Ojeda of Napa said this boa constrictor slithered into her room and bit her on May 13, 2013. (CBS)

Sleeping Napa Teen Woken Up By Boa Constrictor’s Bite

A Napa teen ended up in the hospital after a boa constrictor slithered into her room and bit her Monday morning.

05/15/2013

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More Rattlesnake Sightings Reported Along Bay Area Trails

Outdoor enthusiasts may find a bit of a surprise in Bay Area parks and natural habitat regions these days: rattlers are starting to make their presence known this Spring.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/17/2011