Angry 9ft snake slices wrist of reptile catcher, cuts artery in half – World News

WARNING – GRAPHIC IMAGES Wildlife curator Kane Durrant, 32, was bitten by a snake which cut his artery in half, leaving him to fight for his life in hospital

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2.7m snake cuts wrist of reptile catcher, sever artery

A man recalled the moment an angry 2.7m snake cut open his wrist and cut his artery in two.

Kane Durrant, 32, is a wildlife advocate who regularly comes face to face with snakes throughout his career.

However, Kane bit more than he could chew when he encountered this particular python.

The father-of-three was working in northern New South Wales, Australia, when he was attacked by a coastal carpet python that sliced ​​his wrist with two-inch-deep bites and severed his body. ‘artery.

He was rushed to hospital in September this year with a horrific injury, where he had to fight for his life.







Doctors told Kane his artery had been ‘100% severed’ in every two
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Doctors at the hospital fought all night to save his life
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Kane said: “The snake was blocking traffic at the job site I was at, so I gently picked it up to help move it safely across the road.

“I was about to let go when he bit my wrist. At first it didn’t really bother me, I get bitten every now and then.

“But then when he twisted I thought his teeth were breaking in my arm and I was like ‘oh no, that’s not good’.


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“His teeth looked like two knives running around my wrist causing two gashes.

“Then when I grabbed him behind the head and he let go, I saw my arm and the state it was in. I could see the artery sticking out.

“When I saw my artery coming out of my arm I thought it was a vein, but I was told the next day when I woke up from the operation that the artery had been severed 100% % and was in two pieces.

Doctors told Kane his shocking injuries were the worst the doctor had seen.







Kane was rushed to hospital, but once he woke up he did not appear to be in tune with the incident
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This week, Kane shared the shocking video of the bloody event on his YouTube channel, where it garnered huge attention.

He added, “I had an intense fascination with snakes. I’ve always been drawn to them or anything scary like that.

“My grandfather gave me a blue tongue lizard when I was four years old, and my interest evolved from there.

“Usually we save a few snakes a day and between 10 and 20 a week.

“Coastal pythons can be a bit sharp, but they’re never really aggressive, just defensive.

“If I hadn’t touched that snake at all, I wouldn’t have been bitten.







Coastal carpet pythons are common in Australia, but generally have a calm temperament
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“Obviously in my job I have to pick them up and move them, but this one was particularly stubborn.”

Kane spent the night in the hospital, but did not appear to be alarmed by the incident and even refused to use strong pain relievers.

Coastal carpet pythons are large, heavy bodied snakes with widely varying pattern and color, mottled and speckled.

They are commonly found in Australia and are known to attack small suburban animals such as dogs, cats and guinea pigs with smaller snakes taking in caged birds.

The species normally lives in the forests and savannas of the northern, southern and eastern coasts of Australia.

Carpet pythons generally have a calm adult temperament, but their young are known to be difficult to tame as pets.

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