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Snakebite

Snake bites gardener

A 52-year-old gardener was bitten on the face by a snake when he mistook it for a piece of dead wood when weeding a public garden in Clearwater Bay. The man told police he tried to cut the piece of wood when it suddenly 'came to life' and bit him.

Wednesday, 4 July, 2001, 12:00am

Snake bite

Hiker Tom Braithwaite was airlifted to hospital after being bitten by a snake near So Kwu Wan, Lamma.

29 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

High season arrives for wide-awake snakes

SNAKE sightings are increasing as temperatures rise and new housing estates invade rural areas, wildlife experts say.

Recent rising temperatures have seen sightings flourish, after the reptiles emerged from hibernation in early summer.

2 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Snake bites

A 78-year-old farmer was taken ina stable condition after being bitten by a snake in Tung Chung.

26 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Emergency phones needed

WHILE hiking in Tai Tam Reservoir Country Park over the weekend, I came across an elderly man who had suffered a severe fall and sustained multiple head injuries while walking.

16 Jun 1994 - 12:00am