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Florida man bitten on backside by rattlesnake

A Putnam County man was reportedly bitten by a rattlesnake on his backside, WAWS in Jacksonville reports.

The report marks the second Putnam County man to be bitten in the last three weeks.

The 911 call came from Palatka, according to Putnam County Fire Rescue. 

The man was taken to a local hospital before being airlifted to UF Health Shands in Gainesville. He is currently receiving treatment for the bite.

No details have been released of why the man was suffered the bite on his backside. 

Three weeks ago, Clay Petruski of Putnam County was bit by a diamondback rattlesnake on his hand. He was released from the hospital after treatments last week. 



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