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Man bitten on finger by snake at Beachmere

An elderly man has been bitten by a snake while working on his property north of Brisbane.

A 71-year-old man was working in his garage on Bishop Road at Beachmere when he was bitten on his finger by a snake at 11.30am.

The man was taken to Caboolture hospital.

The species of snake was not known.

The elderly man was the third person to be bitten by a snake in as many days.

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