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Snake Bite

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Putnam Lake Woman Killed By Pet Snake Bite; Friends Perplexed

Police in the northern suburbs are blaming a pet exotic snake for the death of one of its owners. The animal’s bite is poisonous and almost always fatal.

06/16/2011

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NJ Man Hospitalized After Pet Snake Bite Responsive

State and local authorities were looking into the purchase of the snakes and whether the seller violated any laws.

02/02/2011

A welcome sign - Fair Lawn, NJ - File / Photo: Borough of Fair Lawn

NJ Man Critical After Bite From Pet Snake

Fair Lawn police said the 25-year-old bought the albino Monocled Cobra, an eastern diamondback rattlesnake and a copperhead snake in Pennsylvania.

02/01/2011