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Amazon driver in serious condition after being bitten by rattlesnake in Florida

Sep. 19, 2023 11:26 AM EDT

PALM CITY, Fla. (AP) — An Amazon driver is in serious condition after being bitten by a rattlesnake while making a delivery to a Florida home, officials said Tuesday. The woman placed a box next to the home’s front door Monday evening when the eastern diamondback snake jumped out...

Enough to make your skin crawl: 20 rattlesnakes found inside a homeowner's garage in Arizona

Sep. 14, 2023 17:21 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man called a snake removal company after seeing what he thought were three rattlesnakes lurking in the garage of his Mesa home. He was wrong. There actually were 20 snakes — five adult western diamondback rattlers and 15 babies. One of the adult...

Snake in a toilet: Slithering visitor to Arizona home camps out where homeowner least expects it

Aug. 11, 2023 14:59 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Like a scene out of a horror movie, Michelle Lespron returned to her Tucson, Arizona, home to find a snake had set up camp in her toilet. “I’d been gone for four days and was looking forward to using my own restroom in peace. I lifted up the lid and he or...