Seven Brits treated for CROCODILE bites last year, hospital stats show

DESPITE the animals being more commonly found in tropical climates, a total of seen people were rushed to hospital from crocodile and alligator bites last year.

The shocking figures, which were released in the NHS’s annual admissions report, reveal the cold-blooded creatures snapped at or “stuck” three more people than in 2017.

Statistics show a further 51 people were taken to A&E after being “bitten or crushed by a non-venomous reptile” in 2018.

And it seems it’s not just varieties of reptile that have lashed out at Brits last year.

A total of 65 people suffered venomous spider bites, while...
source: Daily Star

2019-03-25 00:14
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