Winston William Fish, 78, was found conscious by his neighbor in Tasmania and with the snake around his arm « up to » his neck « holding his head with both hands
A retiree died after being attacked by a tiger snake that was still wrapped around his arm when his neighbor found him.
Winston William Fish, 78, was repeatedly bitten by a 1. 4 meter tiger snake and he was still conscious holding the snake’s head.
The snake had Mr.. Fish, a Tasmanian farmer, bitten on his hand and inner thigh, reports Daily Mail Online.
He was treated with antidote, but unfortunately Mr. Fish died two days later from multiple organ failures caused by the snake venom, a coroner concluded.
Mr. Fish had been working on his farm the day he was attacked and it was his dog who sounded the alarm.
The first person on the spot « saw a snake being held by his right hand, with Mr.. Fish held her head with both hands to squeeze it, « noted Coroner Olivia McTaggart.
« She saw it was up to his neck around Mr.. Fish’s right arm was wrapped and his body was moving. At this point, Mr. Fisch was still conscious. «
The man said Mr.. Fish was « pretty bad » and his hand went black where it was bitten.
Ms. McTaggart was unable to determine the circumstances in which Mr. Fish encountered the snake, but noted that fatal bites are rare.
Despite a string of bites each year, Mr Fish is Tasmania’s third known death since 1948.
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