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Piringer said the patient, who is in good condition, recognized the snake as a copperhead.
Luckily, none of Chappell’s siblings who were also swimming that day were bitten by the copperhead.
Beyond the yard is a creek where the copperheads are.
The licensed season for timber rattlesnakes and northern copperheads, one of Pennsylvania’s other venomous snakes, runs from the second Saturday in June until the end of July.
With six rattlesnake species native to Texas, not to mention all the state's copperheads, this may serve as an important cautionary tale for other homeowners who may be faced with a venomous snake on their property.
The Maryland Poison Center has received its first call of the year regarding a copperhead snakebite, the organization reported on Facebook and Twitter this week.
Park officials recommend those who encounter a copperhead to remain calm and slowly back away, as the snakes are venomous.
The Carolinas Poison Center, based in Charlotte, says the copperhead is the most common venomous snake in North Carolina.
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COPPERHEAD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of copperhead for English Language Learners
: a poisonous reddish-brown snake of the eastern and central U.S.
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