BIG SANDY, TX School officials in Big Sandy said Tuesday the students were
bitten by a cottonmouth snake their teacher had misidentified as
non-venomous. They were taken to a hospital Monday when their hands
Big Sandy Superintendent Scott Beene said Tuesday the students
are OK but remain hospitalized for observation. The snake was given
to a nearby zoo.
Beene said the school district would revisit its policies about
bringing animals on campus.
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