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Biologist suffers rattlesnake bite

Here are some of the stories that KTLA News is working on this evening: RATTLESNAKE VICTIM: Twenty-six-year old biologist Mike Zerkwekh liked to hike in the woods and study snakes -- that is, until his unpleasant encounter Sunday with a...
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Mark Laita bitten by deadly black mamba snake (and he didn't notice until he saw photo the next day)

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

This is the terrifying moment that a wildlife photographer was bitten by one of this subjects - and didn't even realize he had suffered a potentially fatal snake bite until the image was developed.Mark Laita was taking pictures of s... Read Post

7-Yr-Old Boy Bitten by Rattlesnake Saves 2-Yr-Old Brother

United States / Los Angeles : LAist (3 years ago)

A brave 7-year-old boy remains hospital bedridden after suffering a rattlesnake bite while playing in his family's Hidden Hills backyard Saturday. The light in the story is that the boy survived and also powered through his wound to... Read Post

Bite a drunk in self defense? Off with your head!

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (7 years ago)

A 22-year-old man who apparently had been drinking picked up a rattlesnake in Inglewood and it bit him. KTLA has the rest of the details: The man picked up the snake at Edward Vincent Park, at 700 Warren Lane, late... Read Post

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