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Diary of a Snake Bite Death

The boomslang snake, Dispholidus typus, is a venomous snake found in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 1957, famed herpetologist Karl P. Schmidt was bitten by a boomslang snake while trying to identify the specimen. Ever the scientist, Schmidt meticulously documented the effects of the venom on his body until his death 24 hours later. http://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/diary-of-a-snake-bite-death/ #Podcasts #FullPodcastAvailable

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