Tuesday, 11 May 2010

BBC Radio Glos Interview

Below is a slide show accompanying a BBC Radio Gloucestershire interview I gave recently. I would like to stress that the adder is relatively harmless unless you have an allergic reaction. However, I would suggest that all adder bites are taken seriously and medical advice should be sought asap.

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Rob

2 comments:

  1. One of our zoologists got bitten by a highly venomous Mulga Snake a few weeks ago, but no venom was injected. Goes to show that they only want you to go away and not kill you, but yes always get medical help.

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  2. Spot on Richard. Quite a large number of snake bites go unreported as there are noo ill effects as a result of a dry bite!
    Probllem is, you won't know if it was a dry bite, so like you said. Get it checked out.

    Glad your zoologist was ok!

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