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SYDNEY - A man has died in Australia after being bitten by one of the world's most venomous snakes -- a rare fatality despite the country being home to the planet's 10 deadliest species. Andrew Vaughan's body was found by a search party last week after he went missing while checking power lines in dense bushland near Yeppoon, 700 kilometres (430 miles) north of Brisbane. An autopsy had determined that the 57-year-old died from a taipan bite, his employer Ergon Energy said. Vaughan became separated from colleagues in thick scrub at ...