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Copperheads are one of few species of venenemous snakes indigenous to northeast Kansas. Experts say, that while the reptiles generally will not attack unless provoked, a person, if bitten, should seek immediate medical attention.

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Sure sign of summer's approach: copperhead sighting

Snake specialists are warning area residents to watch where they reach, step - and even sit - as venomous-snake season is in full swing.

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Resident spots copperhead

Snake specialists are warning area residents to watch where they reach, step - and even sit - as venomous snake season is in full swing.

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