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US man immune to snake bites after being bitten 100 times

08 October 2013, 23:01

Lagos – A US man has subjected himself to over 100 snake bites and injections in order to build up an immunity to snake venom, Mirror reports.

Tim Freide has recently released pictures of him being bitten by a water cobra and surviving. He also claims to have been bitten by a black mamba, which is one of the most deadly snakes and usually kills people within 20 minutes.

Freide claims that he is putting himself through these ordeals so that he might be able to create anti-venoms for those in third world countries.

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