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Source: U.S. National Park Service.
The copperhead is a poisonous (venomous)
pit viper found in central and eastern North America. Copperheads may leave
distinctive double marks on the skin. They leave one, two, or three puncture
marks on the skin, but you won't always see any marks.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerSean P. Bush, MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine, Envenomation Specialist
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Sean P. Bush, MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine, Envenomation Specialist
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