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Reptile zoo founder hospitalized by snakebite

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    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The founder of the Kentucky Reptile Zoo was hospitalized after being bitten by a rattlesnake while extracting venom from the reptile. The Lexington Herald-Leader ( http://bit.ly/1BKqtUu ) reports that Jim Harrison, director of the Powell County facility, was bitten Friday when the snake broke a restraining tube and bit his left wrist. Zoo curator Kristen Wiley says the ... More...