Rattler!! New pics, nother snake pg 3

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by jenjscott, Jun 27, 2008.

  1. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    Look what we found in out yard just a little while ago. He was about 4 ft. long. We counted 8 rattles, with probably 4 more under the incompletely molted skin.

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  2. a2ms4chickens

    a2ms4chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yuk, I can't stand those things. We have had a couple of them in our yard this spring, but they were little.

    My DH relocates them to the desert behind us. They help with the pack rats, so he says.
     
  3. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

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    [​IMG] Where are you in AR? Did you kill it? Good grief! Use a LOOONNNNGGG hoe! [​IMG]
    How big around was it? When I was little we were coming down the mountain from church, and there was a rattlesnake that stretched from yellow line to white line...I know, not supposed to grow that big...but they haven't been back in the mountains of Arkansas!
    My parents still talk about how big that snake was.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    YUK... I have had too many close calls with diamondbacks.
     
  5. Calebs Acre

    Calebs Acre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And I HAD to look! Right now, I have goose bumps all over my skin and I am gettin the willies just from the picture.

    Can you tell the east coast city girl in the group?
     
  6. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always relocate! their head through their butts with a 12ga shotgun. [​IMG]
     
  7. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

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    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Love it!
    That is so what I was thinking........[​IMG] I hate those things......
     
  8. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
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    Oh he is beautiful!!!! Yeah, rattlesnakes can get really big!!! The only ones I have seen around here are the pygmy rattlers though.
     
  9. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

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    Quote:[​IMG] I think I need glasses......




    edited to add: I am J/K..
     
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  10. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    Floresville, Texas
    Quote:[​IMG] I think I need glasses......




    edited to add: I am J/K..

    ROFL.....yeah, I am kinda a snake freak. [​IMG]
     

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