There’s no guarantee El Niño will bring rain to a drought-stricken California, but it has brought venomous sea snakes.
People in the southern California city of Oxnard stumbled across a highly venomous yellow-bellied sea snake on the beach last week.
“I didn’t want some young kid not knowing what it was … pick it up and possibly get injured,” Bob Forbes, who found the snake, told ABC News. Fo爱上海龙凤 rbes said he put the two-foot-long animal in a bucket with water and brought it home to ensure “people were safe from it.” He called the authorities, but the snake soon died, according to ABC. (Other beachgoers who reported seeing a snake the previous day likely encountered the same one Forbes did.)
If you see a yellow-bellied sea snake, PLS don't handle it! Report it: http://t.co/HeDYEPWq92 pic.twitter.com/OQ9c8Cl10i— Heal the Bay (@HealThe南京最好的生活 Bay) October 17, 2015
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