A trained WIRES volunteer has been bitten by an eastern brown snake while at a reptiles handling refresher course. Deborah Mary Martin attended the WIRES reptile course at Springwood Scout Hall in the Blue Mountains on Saturday afternoon and was bitten on the finger while handling the reptile.  “We were doing our refresher course and everything was going fine but I must have done something wrong because the eastern brown snake I was trying to catch turned around and bit me on the finger,” she said.”I didn’t really have time to think about what had happened – the guys that ran the course were excellent and treated me correctly.”Ms Martin, who has rescued and worked with snakes for nearly six years said as part of … Next »
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