Will a Bite From This Snake Cost You $153 Thousand? [PICS]

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QUESTION: Will a bite from the snake pictured above bankrupt you?

It doesn’t take a herpetologist (reptile scientist) to know that it’s extremely dangerous to get too close to a rattlesnake. But even if you do survive a bite, what are the financial ramifications? Let’s just say that, if the venom doesn’t get you,  the hospital bill might scare you to death…

ANSWER: Take a look at this hospital bill. It very well may shock you…

Never mind how the ridiculous way in which this San Diego man got himself bitten by a rattlesnake (he was posing for a “selfie” with it), the simple fact is that — fatal or not — you just don’t immediately bounce back after a rattlesnake bite. Not health-wise or financially…

Photo: Matthew Paulson, Flickr

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