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!



    Last edited: Sep 19, 2009
  2. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I would LOVE to see a snake like that in AZ.
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Cute! [​IMG]
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    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.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2009
  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

    Jul 16, 2009
    Love his/her coloring. Such a viberant shade of green.
  10. lone cedar farm

    lone cedar farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 25, 2009
    Menlo, Ga.
    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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