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Man recovering after 12th rattlesnake bite

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RISING STAR, Texas – A popular Texas rattlesnake handler spent the weekend in a hospital following his 12 snake bite.

Now he’s back home and ready to play with more snakes.

Jack Bibby missed out on the Brownwood Rattlesnake Round Up because of the recent bite.

He showed us his scars and a deformed thumb on his left hand where a snake got him at least three times.

Bibby said he’s garnered plenty of recognition for his snake handling over the years.

Next week, Bibby will be handling snakes again.

This time in Big Springs, Texas, for the rattlesnake round up.