By Scáthach, Staff News Writer
Estimates suggest the number of snake bites around the world is far greater than previously thought.
An estimated 5.5 million snake bites happen world wide ever year resulting in up to 125,000 human deaths and 400,000 amputations. Experts however believe these numbers to be too low and that snake bites represent an increasingly problematic global health issue.
"A cryptic shape glides across the forest floor, searching, tasting the air, hunting for its next victim."
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Source: BBC News
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