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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Lethal nature of Gaboon viper venom noted. [Miami, serpentarium director Bill HASS - notes vipers' danger.] 16 year old Louis Morton said allegedly stealing 2 Gaboon vipers from National Zoo here last night and being bitten in process. Details given. [Zoo curator Dr. Dale MARCELLINI - is amazed at child's ability to go as far as he did without getting bitten sooner.] [Dr. Muriel WOLF - describes Morton's condition upon arrival at hospital.] Multi-city/ state effort to obtain sufficient antivenin for Morton described. [Dr. Murray POLLOCK - notes Morton's fate had he not received prompt treatment.] Snakes said back in zoo.
REPORTER: George Strait
- Reynolds, Frank;
- Strait, George
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