Man has been been bedeviled by the snake ever since the Garden of Eden. Slithering serpents continue to rear their heads in our folklore, wreaking havoc in our places of amusement and turning our celebrations of life into dismal tragedies.






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Bride dies from snake bite while posing for wedding photos in botanical garden.


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Venomous snakes lurk in the ball pits of fast food restaurants.


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Rattlesnake fang embedded in boots kills several generations of owners.


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Waterskier falls into underwater nest of snakes.


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Boy mistakes baby snakes for worms while fishing.


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Bargain-hunting shopper is fatally bitten by snake lurking in winter coat.


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Garter snake let loose in a car leads to an escalating set of accidents.


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Child on amusement park ride fatally bit by snakes lurking within.


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“Affectionate” python is really just measuring its intended victim.

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