PODCAST: Bitten By a Rattlesnake

What if you were bitten by a venomous snake far from help? For Scott Vuncannon, an encounter with a rattler in the North Carolina backcountry was the beginning of a struggle for survival.

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Scott Vuncannon had set out on a day hike to Ellicott Rock near Highlands, North Carolina, when a rattlesnake sunk its fangs into his calf. With no cell service and his body beginning to fail, his chances looked slim.

Hear the story of Scott's fight survival in the latest episode of Out Alive. Listen below, or subscribe on iTunes or Spotify.