Gold Coaster hospitalised after suspected python bite

A man has been hospitalised after he was bitten by a snake on the Gold Coast overnight.

Emergency services were called to a home in Elanora around 7.30pm, following reports of the incident.

On arrival, it appeared the man had been bitten on the foot by the snake, which he believed to have been a python.


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Paramedics assessed him at the scene, before taking him to hospital for further clinical care.

The man’s believed to be in a stable condition at the Gold Coast University Hospital.