Another "Wild Kingdom" experience *PICS*

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by bayouchica, Jul 10, 2007.

  1. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Hi yall, I went out in the canoe to feed the ducks this evening, came across this. First of all,this snake shot out of the water & went up on the bank with this catfish...It was so funny cause our cat Boo was right there & jumped backwards & sideways at the same time LOL I couldn't believe my eyes.
    Looks like the diamond back water snake maybe 4 to 5 ft long.
    I ran my canoe up on the bank & got these freaking AWESOME shots. He got scared & took the catfish back out into the water. I followed out it out in the canoe & then I heard the catfish grunting under the water next to the canoe... that was wild I tell ya.
    This when he was up on the bank.

    Going back in the water.

    Look how wide he is.

    Amazing how big that catfish is, nice eating size. [​IMG]

    I hope I didn't gross anyone out. I thought I'd share this with yall.
    Have a good evening,Miriam
  2. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    Central California
    Those are awesome! Where do you live? You are very lucky, I cant find snakes anywhere!! Those pics are amazing, great shots! [​IMG]
  3. Colonel Sanders

    Colonel Sanders In the Brooder

    Jul 3, 2007
    Steve Erwin would have been proud. UNBELIEVABLE!!
  4. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    Quote:hahahaha. But not so proud of you, darling. [​IMG]


    *gigglefit* Didn't mean to sound rude if it did. I'm picking. Except it really is spelled Irwin. xD

    We have two alligators in our 5 acre pond. Allie & Irwin. Yes, they were intentionally put there. haha.

    But nice shots, Miriam! It seems everytime I see something awesome like that I never have my camera. Or it's shutter lag or dead batteries. Always something. Looks like you're lucky, though.
  5. farmgirl2477

    farmgirl2477 Songster

    Apr 2, 2007
    Oviedo, FL
    If you want a snake...come get this thing out of my coop!!!! Found a corn snake rustling around in the nest boxes. Already battling coons, really didnt need to walk in an find that too. Snakes just freak me out!!!!

    Ok, so where do you live that you find that big of a snake!! Ewwww.......I would die! Of course I dont think I would have been brave enough to get into the canoe by myself as it is hehe.

    Nice pics though!
  6. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

    Mar 7, 2007
    Mount Airy, NC
    Nice pics Miriam...

    That snake is impressive...what kind of camera do you use because the clarity on those pics is great.
  7. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Crowing

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    Wow! I just love your snake pics! Your photography skills are amazing. Post more anytime.
  8. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Thanks yall, seems lately I've been in the right place at the right time... now why can't I win the lottery???? [​IMG]
    I had to get way close for comfort to get those pics.I figured since he's got his mouth full I'm alright.
    We live in N.E. Louisiana on the bayou if those that asked,very blessed to live here. I was sooo pumped up taking those pics, how exciting!!! I just keep my camera with me when I go out,ya never know.
    Andy, I use a Kodak Easyshare Z760 6.1 megapixel. I got it for 200.00. I'm a bit obsessive with cleaning the lens. [​IMG] I would love to get a better camera/zoom but have to wait for that lotto win LOL!
    Thanks again everyone & I hoping I didn't gross yall out.
  9. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    Central California
    Found a corn snake rustling around in the nest boxes.

    Lucky you!! I have a pet corn snake named Chester. He crawled into my pocket yesterday while I was watching a movie and started shedding! I got to hold his old skin while he crawled out of it, it was so awesome! I would have taken pics if I could have moved,lol. [​IMG]
  10. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Great pics, Miriam!
    Lucky, Jordan....
    I have some Tegu sheddings from Evita, and corn snakeskins, and one from Buddy the Rat Snake at work and 2 Rose Haired Tarantula sheddings too...

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