Rattlesnake season is here and a young girl is recovering from a snakebite after being bitten in Carmichael…
SacBee.com says that the girl was playing on a play structure at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center when she picked up a wooden disc with a baby rattlesnake hiding beneath it. The girl was bitten on the finger and was transported to a nearby hospital where the girl was treated. She is reportedly going to be fine and is expected to make a full recovery. The snake was collected and released further into the park.
The article says that there are an estimated 100 rattlesnakes at the park.
An expert said: “Bite victims should seek professional medical attention immediately and not try any home remedies in the meantime.”
Check out the below video of the snake that was responsible for biting the girl: