Roueché, Berton
January 1961
New Yorker;1/21/1961, Vol. 36 Issue 49, p45
The article features the personal accounts of herpetologist Gary K. Clarke about being bitten by a red diamond rattlesnake. The accident occurred on November 4, 1959 when he was trying to weigh the snake as part of the laboratory work in two projects at the Midwest Research Institute in Kansas City, Missouri. He described the events leading to the accident, the hospital treatment he received, and his feelings about the snake that bit him.


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