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The snake that bit Rachel Myrick is a North American copperhead, Agkistrodon contortrix, a type of pit viper.
Trails had to be cut from the dense understory with machetes, pit vipers lurked everywhere and nasty spines that grow on many plants could easily puncture boots and skin.
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