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Osceola County, Florida -- A 6-year-old central Florida girl is recovering after a venomous water moccasin bit her near the ankle.

After Kristina Lleusma was bitten, her mom immediately called 911. "I got a rag, I tied it around her ankle and we were to the emergency room pretty quick," says Dayana Gonzalez.

Even with the child's mom acting quickly, the snake's venom spread. It caused a reaction that put Kristina in the ICU with a dangerous fever and swelling.

After a week in the hospital, doctors think she'll be OK. They expect her to be healthy again in several weeks.

A 6-year-old central Florida girl is recovering after a venomous water moccasin bit her near the ankle.

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