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dead snake (graphic)

Discussion in 'Nature' started by davect01, May 21, 2012.

  1. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    So we recently were visited by several ground squirrels, but they seemed to disappear.

    Well yesterday we discovered a possible reason why they are no longer there. A large snake had taken up residence, around 5 feet long.

    We called over a neighbor who is a pest remover and he rid us of the snake.

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  2. Bolampau

    Bolampau TalkEmount Veteran

    276
    Apr 22, 2012
    Lincolnshire, England
    Paul
    Wow, what a gruesome shot! It tells a story though.
    Cheers,
    Paul
     
  3. Yohan

    Yohan TalkEmount Veteran

    325
    May 21, 2012
    Vancouver, BC
    Yohan
    It's eerie that its eyes are still open. Your neighbour seems to know what he's doing. When I lived in Africa, I killed a snake with the next sharpest thing I could find.. which was an umbrella with a pointy tip. Just stabbed the thing repeatedly until it died... Wasn't a clean kill like this photo. haha.
     
  4. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    I felt bad, but it refused to go quietly. On the positive side, tonight we are going to have snake stakes.
     
  5. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    The next day

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  6. Javcky

    Javcky TalkEmount Rookie

    12
    Apr 17, 2012
    Nice picture but poor Bull Snake. Aside from being large these guys are highly harmless, yet have quite an attitude and can have an impressive display with threatened often shaking their tail like a rattler.