Be on the watch for ssssssssnakes Published: August 5, 2013

They may be well hidden, so keep alert and watch out for snakes when you're outside.

The Delaware County Journal reports that figures from the Centers for Disease Control show about 8,000 snake bits each year in the United States.

With snakes more active in the warmer months, families that plan outside ventures need to be aware of the various snakes and how to treat bites.

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