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Lake Elsinore Man May Lose Hand After Attempting To Take Selfie With Rattlesnake

A Lake Elsinore man was bitten by a rattlesnake Monday as he picked it up and attempted to take a selfie.


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Woman Bit By Rattlesnake In Bathroom Of Orange County Home

A 66-year-old woman was hospitalized Tuesday night after she was bit in her own bathroom by a rattlesnake.


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Animal Control Officers: Rattlesnake Had Enough Venom To Take Out Several Adults

Sheriff’s deputies on Monday announced the recent discovery of a rattlesnake at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station in Marina Del Rey.


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Woman Airlifted From Gail Canyon Area After Rattlesnake Bite

A Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesperson says emergency personnel were called to the area of Thompson Creek Road and East Pomello Drive around 11:30 p.m.


Experts say the Southern Pacific rattlesnake (pictured) is one of eight types of rattlesnakes that call Southern California home. (Photo credit: Ian Recchio)

Weather, ‘Bumper Crop’ Could Fuel Dangerous Rattlesnake Season

Angelenos were being warned Tuesday of a potentially dangerous rattlesnake infestation across the Southland.


Mark and his son Daniel Laster. (credit: CBS)

22-Month-Old Boy Recovers After Being Bitten By Rattlesnake

The mother of a 22-month-old Lake Elsinore boy thought her son was going to die after he was bitten by a rattlesnake.


Kaden Rivera, 6, was honored Saturday for bravery. (credit: CBS)

Redlands Boy, 6, Bitten By Rattlesnake Honored For His Bravery

A six-year-old Redlands boy was honored Saturday for bravery by some of the ambulance workers and firefighters at Camp Pendleton who helped save his life after he was bitten by a toxic rattlesnake bite while camping with family on July 4th.


Ken Rivera discussed his son's ordeal with CBS2's Kara Finnstrom. (credit: CBS)

Redlands Boy, 6, Continues To Recover From Extremely Toxic Rattlesnake Bite

A six-year-old Redlands boy continues to struggle in his recovery efforts after suffering an extremely toxic rattlesnake bite while camping with family on July 4th.


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Poison Control: Warmer Weather, Early Summer For Rattlesnakes

Days before the start of the official summer season, city and state officials warned Southland residents to be aware of a potential rattlesnake population boom.

CBS Los Angeles–05/23/2012

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Only On CBS2: Boy Bitten By Rattlesnake While Saving Younger Brother

Seven-year-old Mikah Kainine is stuck in a hospital bed, unable to walk, after being bit by a rattlesnake while playing in his family’s backyard Saturday.


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High School Student Bitten After Picking Up Rattlesnake In Menifee

A 15-year-old boy learned a painful lesson after picking up a baby rattlesnake Monday on the athletic field at Paloma Valley High School in Menifee.


OC mom and teacher Brooke O'Neill recounts her encounter with a rattlesnake. (credit: CBS)

OC Mom Repeatedly Bitten By Rattlesnake While Pushing Baby Stroller

An Orange County mother is in the hospital dealing with the physical and emotional aftermath of being bitten, repeatedly, by a rattlesnake.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2011