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  • #21
    Oh, Lord, that would have given me a heart attack. I don't mind snakes, but he's very well camouflaged. Odds are, I'd have stepped on him and scared the crap out of us both.
    "I did know once, only I've sort of forgotten." - Winnie the Pooh

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    • #22
      There was a little black racer that lived at the barn I managed and we took turns scaring the crap out of each other. It was very cute and I didn't mind it. We also had big yellow rat snakes and we had plenty of rats to keep them busy. I was happy when I saw some baby rat snakes!

      I had a run in with a couple sketchy snakes that I am still not too sure what they were as they always caught me off guard and made me run away screaming like a little girl. One was extremely fat and thick dark brown/black with a bad looking shaped head and I think it was moccasin. Almost stepped on its head when I was leading a horse out and stopped short. It looked at me and was not scared, but thankfully I had our extremely young and demanding WB that started stomping an putting on a show because I stopped him in route to turn out, so he scared it off.

      My least favorite snake that I ever found was a coral snake! I still thank God that I turned the barn lights on or I would of met him in the dark. I was walking down the barn aisle and he was slithering up. He saw me and turned around and left the barn. I probably could of thrown a brick at him and killed him, but my friend was afraid I miss and then we would be in trouble. Although from what I read coral snakes are fairly docile and usually bite people by accident and they also have small mouths so usually they get fingers. I never did see it again.

      This was in central FL. I am sure there were other snakes around that I never saw and thats fine with me.
      I love cats, I love every single cat....
      So anyway I am a cat lover
      And I love to run.

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      • #23
        Every summer I find baby garter snakes in my hay stacks. I have a ClearSpan and they love to hang in the hay and sun themselves. Also find shed skins of adults. So far noting more menacing, thank goodness.

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