‘Snake Man’ released from hospital after snakebite

“Snake Man” Jackie Bibby, 62, a star of “Rattlesnake Republic” on Animal Planet who was bitten on his stomach by a rattlesnake Friday at his home in Rising Star and hospitalized, said Monday he was released from the Brownwood Regional Medical Center. Bibby was treated with antivenom for the 12th rattlesnake bite of his 44-year career as a snake handler and performer.