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    ariel7 is offline For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
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    Man bitten by his pet... Rhinoceros VIPER.

    A central Ohio man was bitten by his pet rhinoceros viper.
    He had to wait 4 hours for antinvenin. Ouch.

    http://www.nbc4i.com/news/4169777/detail.html

    [My own brother is a snake guy(This story is
    not about him. pheww.) and went through a spell where
    he wanted a REALLY,really venomous snake. I guess the
    copperhead he caught didn't count. THANKFULLY, he
    doesn't talk about that anymore!

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    ariel7 is offline For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
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    Sorry to be replying to my own post! I found a good picture of a rhino viper
    along with some info. on Google search.

    http://www.whozoo.org/Anlife99/jason...viperindex.htm

    Along with this observation toward the bottom of the page:

    Although most people would never see the rhino viper in the wild there are many who breed this extremely dangerous animal domestically. Seeing as how this is one of the most dangerous snakes in the world because of its quick strike and fatal hemotoxic venom, I seriously wonder why anyone would want to have this snake as a pet.

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    Apparently some people just like to live dangerously.
    This is my opinion, and change is good.

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    ariel7 is offline For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
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