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Bite Information
MyBite#: 1078
Date Bitten: Body Part: Hand
City: State/Country:
Found Spider: No Severity of Bite: 4 - Very Severe
Recurring Bite: No Pet Story: No
Medications:

Brown Recluse Spider Bite

Brown Recluse Spider Bite

Brown Recluse Spider Bite

Brown Recluse Spider Bite

Brown Recluse Spider Bite

Brown Recluse Spider Bite

Brown Recluse Spider Bite

These pictures were sent to the BiteSite by several people in June, 2003. If anyone knows how to contact the person in the pictures or where these pictures came from, please send an email to: bitesite@highway60.com

June 29, 2002: We have been informed that there is a link to these pictures at
http://www.strangecosmos.com/jokes/pictures_category_view.adp?picture_category_id=9
We still have not identified the source of these pictures, though. If you know anything more, please let us know.

March 19, 2005: There is an article on these pictures at
http://www.snopes.com/photos/bugs/brownrecluse.asp
According to this web site, the origin of these pictures is still an undetermined urban legend. The mystery continues.

April 12, 2005: Received a copy of an email making the rounds on the Internet. It has the same pictures attached and its subject is: BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER BITE.

July 17,, 2006: Received another copy of the BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER BITE email from MyBite author Jack.

December 15, 2005: Received another reference at:
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/spiderbite.html

July 3, 2006: received an email saying that the pictures were taken in Regina, Saskatchewan.

July 21, 2006: just adding a link to another site that is tracking this "urban legend":
http://truthorfiction.com/rumors/b/brown-recluse-spider.htm

Thanks.

Mark


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