A MAN has been taken to hospital after being bitten by a snake at Tugun.
Queensland Ambulance say the man was out on an evening stroll around 6.30pm when he was bitten on the leg by the slithery creature.
He was treated by paramedics at a home before being transported to Tweed Heads Hospital for treatment.
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A QAS spokesperson confirmed the man was taken in a stable condition.
It’s not yet known what type of snake bit the man.