Animals: Bushmaster

Up to last year Douglas D. H. March, a tall, curly-haired, young snake collector from Haddon Heights, N. J., had been bitten 14 times by nine varieties of poisonous snake—fer-de-lance. moccasin, copperhead, palm viper. Godman's viper and four subspecies of rattlesnake. Doctors told him that one more bite would probably be the last. Mused he: "I like to say that I am through handling snakes forever, but I know I'm not." Last week Snakeman March emerged unbitten from the jungles of Panama's Darien district proudly bearing to his new serpentarium in Old Panama City a live, nine-ft. specimen of the most...

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