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Senior Jordan Benjamin takes on snakes in Benin

Jordan (left) handling a green mamba held by Royjan Taylor at Bio-Ken research centre at Watamu.  Photo contributed by Steve Spawls.

Maegan Nelson

September 20, 2012

Senior Jordan Benjamin knew exactly what he wanted to be when he was growing up. "I always knew that I wanted to be a herpetologist, but it took me a while to figure out exactly what that was going to mean," said Benjamin. He found his calling treating venomous snakebites in Africa. It was, however,...

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