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There He Goes!

Uploaded by: ChrisAnthemum

Monday October 7, 2013

Westfield, NC (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: The blacksnake seeks another hunting ground after I flung him over the fence. Dude was about four feet long.

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6. ChrisAnthemum
3:32 PM GMT on October 13, 2013
She was fortunate, Pat; could have been a bad scene. The snake must have been half asleep.
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5. DesertNomad
8:26 AM GMT on October 13, 2013
Beautiful snake! Your story reminds me of the time one of our daughters stepped over a rattlesnake. Several of us were standing there, and none of us saw it. She wasn't bitten.
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4. ChrisAnthemum
5:27 PM GMT on October 08, 2013
Thank you all for your comments! Blacksnakes are extremely common here so it is no trick to recognize them. The only poisonous snakes we have here are copperheads, which are likewise easily recognized, and moccasins, which stay down near the water; I've never seen a moccasin but I do see copperheads from time to time.
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3. gatorgal
4:49 PM GMT on October 08, 2013
That is one healthy snake!!
Good thing you know your serpents. I would not have guessed non-poisonous. The shape of the head looks triangular.
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2. Cowgazer
4:32 PM GMT on October 08, 2013
Awesome dude!!
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1. SpecialtyMachining
4:09 PM GMT on October 08, 2013
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Wife, mother, grandmother, gardener, naturalist, writer, artist, crafter, homeschooler, owner and occasional breeder of registered Shetland Sheepdogs, and a child of the King. Rank amateur at most of these. Live in Westfield, NC, near the western mountains.Some of my photos are now available for sale from Fine Art America. Please check the website: tml only join the html -- for some reason this site won't let me do it. Clicking on my website below leads to FAA's main page, but you can access my gallery there by putting my name Kathryn Meyer in the search box.

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