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maxsims

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Stating the obvious
« on: August 17, 2009, 04:27:21 PM »
Here is an item of internet news from Australia:


Three bitten by snake in Gold Coast bush
August 16, 2009

Three people suspected of being bitten by a snake while bushwalking have been winched out of a forest on the Gold Coast hinterland.

The Queensland Department of Community Safety (DCS) said a 47-year-old woman, a 14-year-old girl and another person had been winched out by rescue helicopter late Sunday.

The trio and one other person were about 10km along a walking track from Binna Burra when they were bitten at about 12.30pm (AEDT).

The snake species is unknown.

All three are breathing, conscious and in a stable condition and are being airlifted to Tweed Heads hospital, a DCS spokesperson said.


(Most of us expect that someone who is conscious and stable would likely be breathing!)

Joe Carillo

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Re: Stating the obvious
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2009, 07:20:50 AM »
They could be conscious and stable but holding their breath just long enough to prove a point. :D

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Re: Stating the obvious
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2009, 07:58:59 AM »
Of course, if you are not breathing at all, it could be said that you are in a very stable condition indeed!    :D