Snake that Grandson found today

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by TennesseeTruly, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    We've been living here for almost a year and had yet to see one snake. We have 35 acres of woods surrounding our house and I couldn't believe that we didn't have any snakes here.

    Well I sent our grandson out to collect eggs and he and hubby knock on the back door for me to come here. At first I thought it was a praying mantis because it was so green.

    Nope, it was a snake. I ran to get my camera! I snapped a few pics then ran to the computer to see what kind of snake it was. Its a Northern Rough Greensnake. Cute as a bug too!! So after I take a few pictures, hubby and grandson put him back where they found him so he could continue on his way.

    Here he is!
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    Laurie
     
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  2. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    Pretty little guy!!
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I would LOVE to see a snake like that in AZ.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Cute! [​IMG]
     
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    I am soooo happy that you guys didn't feel like you had to kill a harmless grass snake! [​IMG]

    Unfortunately, here in SC, many feel the only good snake is a dead snake. DH and I do NOT kill snakes unless they are venomous and a direct threat. I usually negotiate with them! [​IMG]

    Mahonri, I don't think they could survive the heat there. That's why ya'll get all the big, bad dudes.
     
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  6. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aww! What a little cutie pie!
     
  7. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    So darned cute!!! Good thing no chickens saw that little guy!!![​IMG]
     
  8. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    They are so neat. My brother found one a few years ago- they're pretty rare here in Iowa- but they are so cute!!!

    Then again, I [​IMG] ALL snakes, especially Fluffy!!!
     
  9. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

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    Love his/her coloring. Such a viberant shade of green.
     
  10. lone cedar farm

    lone cedar farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont see as many grass snakes anymore, my favorite, carried them to school in my pocket to scare the girls! [​IMG]
     

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