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#6739694 - 04/19/17 11:00 AM Snake id
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#6739695 - 04/19/17 11:02 AM Re: Snake id [Re: chalet]
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Mother in law sent me that. I told het bull snake.
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#6739696 - 04/19/17 11:02 AM Re: Snake id [Re: chalet]
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diamond back water snake...they can be some mean mofos
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#6739698 - 04/19/17 11:03 AM Re: Snake id [Re: chalet]
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Your supposed to flip him over and inspect his butthole before you kill them. I saw it on the internet so you know it's true.
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#6739730 - 04/19/17 11:28 AM Re: Snake id [Re: chalet]
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She has a few little ankle biter teacup sized mutts, I told her she better keep an eye on them. She killed 2 of the snakes this morning on her porch and the 3rd slipped into the tank about 20 yds from her back porch.
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#6739780 - 04/19/17 12:07 PM Re: Snake id [Re: chalet]
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Originally Posted By: CCBIRDDOGMAN
Your supposed to flip him over and inspect his butthole before you kill them. I saw it on the internet so you know it's true.


It does apply to any of the indigenous venomous snakes in the U.S.

A 'single' row (vs. a double row) AFTER the anal vent/plate indicates a venomous snake.

A 'double' row is non-venomous.

Naturally, it is recommended you try to make the distinction using other identifying features FIRST, so you don't have to handle or kill the snake. wink
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#6739782 - 04/19/17 12:12 PM Re: Snake id [Re: NewGulf]
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Originally Posted By: NewGulf
diamond back water snake...they can be some mean mofos


Yep! Mean as hell and easy to kill cause they will just come up to you looking like they want to eat you.

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#6739786 - 04/19/17 12:15 PM Re: Snake id [Re: BOONER]
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Originally Posted By: NewGulf
diamond back water snake...they can be some mean mofos


Yep! Mean as hell and easy to kill cause they will just come up to you looking like they want to eat you.
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They go around looking for a fight....
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#6739790 - 04/19/17 12:17 PM Re: Snake id [Re: chalet]
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That is what we used to call blotched water snakes, but have been reclassified with several other subspecies. They're now called plain-bellied water snakes.
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#6739844 - 04/19/17 12:56 PM Re: Snake id [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: NewGulf
diamond back water snake...they can be some mean mofos


Yep! Mean as hell and easy to kill cause they will just come up to you looking like they want to eat you.
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They go around looking for a fight....



this one came at me a couple of years ago. fortunately i had a metal rake in hand and took him out!


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#6740134 - 04/19/17 04:58 PM Re: Snake id [Re: chalet]
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they get BIG
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#6740382 - 04/19/17 08:58 PM Re: Snake id [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
they get BIG


^^^^^^^^^^ Indeed they do. The largest water snake I've seen in my lifetime was a diamond-backed water snake. In both length and girth....it was HUGE. Sunning itself on a large piece of foam dock flotation material on Lake Travis.

As it uncoiled itself and slipped into the water I got a really good look at it. I'm guessing it was all of 5 feet long (or better) and probably 8" in girth. Big...powerful snake.

I've caught small ones while wading creeks, but you have to catch them on land, they are much too fast in the water.

And YES, they are all too happy to BITE...if they see an opportunity.


Edited by flintknapper (04/19/17 08:59 PM)
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#6740441 - 04/19/17 09:53 PM Re: Snake id [Re: chalet]
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#6740636 - 04/20/17 07:33 AM Re: Snake id [Re: chalet]
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Very aggressive snakes that don't seem to have the normal fear of humans.

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#6740678 - 04/20/17 08:11 AM Re: Snake id [Re: chalet]
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Good snake. It has (o) eyes, not (|) eyes.
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