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#6006963 - 11/02/15 04:12 PM Say hello to my leeeeetle fren.
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So, got a call from my truly Ophidiophobic wife letting me know we had a new friend in the garage. Young Timber rattler.
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#6006969 - 11/02/15 04:15 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: splash556]
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Prettiest snakes in Texas.
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#6006971 - 11/02/15 04:15 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: splash556]
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They have some pretty marking. I got a Diamond back out of my equipment barn a couple weeks ago. Relocated him about a mile away.
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#6006977 - 11/02/15 04:19 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Originally Posted By: ImTheReasonDovesMourn
Prettiest snakes in Texas.

You could say that. confused But certainly not welcome in the abode or close to.

We see them pretty regularly here on the property. Apparently the State thinks they're threatened so they have legal protection.
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#6006994 - 11/02/15 04:26 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: splash556]
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Originally Posted By: splash556
Originally Posted By: ImTheReasonDovesMourn
Prettiest snakes in Texas.

You could say that. confused But certainly not welcome in the abode or close to.

We see them pretty regularly here on the property. Apparently the State thinks they're threatened so they have legal protection.


My favorite Texas snake....absolutely love them.... up

I'll take him if he needs a new home.....
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#6007007 - 11/02/15 04:35 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: splash556
Originally Posted By: ImTheReasonDovesMourn
Prettiest snakes in Texas.

You could say that. confused But certainly not welcome in the abode or close to.

We see them pretty regularly here on the property. Apparently the State thinks they're threatened so they have legal protection.


My favorite Texas snake....absolutely love them.... up

I'll take him if he needs a new home.....


As I understand it, because it is considered threatened, we're not supposed to harm, handle, or transport them, otherwise I'd say come and get it. It's now out of the garage. Biggest one we've had here at the house was a VERY fat 5 footer. This one was only about 18". Bigger than a hatchling but still a juvenile I'd say.


Edited by splash556 (11/02/15 04:36 PM)
Edit Reason: spelling
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#6007040 - 11/02/15 05:00 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: splash556]
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Looks like the little fella could use a mouse or 2.
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#6007065 - 11/02/15 05:11 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: Western]
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Originally Posted By: Western
Looks like the little fella could use a mouse or 2.


Probably why he was in the garage in the first place. We never stop trapping mice in there.
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#6007179 - 11/02/15 06:17 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: splash556]
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Time to move bolt
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#6007206 - 11/02/15 06:28 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: splash556]
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Originally Posted By: splash556
Originally Posted By: ImTheReasonDovesMourn
Prettiest snakes in Texas.

You could say that. confused But certainly not welcome in the abode or close to.

We see them pretty regularly here on the property. Apparently the State thinks they're threatened so they have legal protection.


My favorite Texas snake....absolutely love them.... up

I'll take him if he needs a new home.....


As I understand it, because it is considered threatened, we're not supposed to harm, handle, or transport them, otherwise I'd say come and get it. It's now out of the garage. Biggest one we've had here at the house was a VERY fat 5 footer. This one was only about 18". Bigger than a hatchling but still a juvenile I'd say.


I have moved several around here to keep them from harms way....if it wasn't illegal, I'd have a couple of those and an indigo or two....great snakes!
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#6007276 - 11/02/15 06:58 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: splash556]
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They are a pretty snake. This one seems a bit PO'd.
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#6007378 - 11/02/15 07:39 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: splash556]
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Protected or not, it would receive harm if it was in my house or shop.

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#6007399 - 11/02/15 07:49 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: splash556]
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I hope you used a big zoom to get that great pic...
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#6007419 - 11/02/15 07:56 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: splash556]
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Timbers are definitely a fine looking snake. Great pic! And watch out for siblings.....
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#6007827 - 11/02/15 11:23 PM Re: Say hello to my leeeeetle fren. [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
I hope you used a big zoom to get that great pic...


Ha! I know what you mean. Used the 24-70mm that was on the camera at the time. Stayed a safe distance and then just cropped the picture down to just the snake.
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