Animals: Pet

At his school in Clearwater, Fla., Charles Martin, 13, listened to a lecture on snakes, heard that most snakes are not harmful. Soon after that, while on a fishingtrip, he saw a young snake little more than a foot long, decided to capture ot amd study its habits. A friend helped him get it into a cage, carry it home. There Charles Martin made a pet of his, amused himself by playing with it, poking his finger into the cage to see what the snake would do. He did not know was a poisonous rattlesnake. One...

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