AJO, AZ - MARCH 27: A rattlesnake tastes the air on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Reserve on March 27, 2006 near Ajo, Arizona. Because of escalating environmental problems associated with the region?s massive illegal immigration and stepped up border enforcement efforts, the vast and desert wilderness in and around the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Reserve and Organ Pipe National Monument has been described as the nation?s most embattled wilderness by reserve officials. Immigrants crossing the desert are discarding tons of used water bottles, excess clothing and other trash as they elude the Border Patrol. Border agents trying to stop them, and vehicles that cross the border illegally, are accelerating widespread off-road vehicle damage on the fragile Sonoran Desert plain at an unprecedented rate. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Girl Bitten By Baby Rattlesnake At Effie Yeaw Nature Center In Carmichael [VIDEO]

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:

EDH Fire posted this pic of a rattlesnake at somebody’s front door yesterday:
Watch your step out there, Sacramento!

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