Originally Posted by andur
i read somewhere about a couple fatalites to well respected herpitoligists on field trips [not together] they both died from rear fanged bites from snakes that where classed non or very mildly venimous i think they belonged to cat snake family,
Replying to this as I never saw the thread to begin with, before I joined I think.
If I remember rightly Robert Mertens died 18 days after being bitten by a Twig Snake.
Karl Schmidt was killed after a bite from a juvenile boomslang.