Rattlesnakes

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Re: Rattlesnakes

Postby panamint_patty » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:08 am

Rattlesnake reports rising with temperatures
Not only do people get bit by rattlesnakes, but so do pets. In fact, my guess is that people are better at avoiding snakebites than are pets.
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Re: Rattlesnakes

Postby ergot » Wed May 03, 2017 7:28 am

A friend told me about a friend of hers who lives in California City who was surprised by a rattlesnake in her own backyard a few days ago. She took a broom and shooed it out of her yard and watched it crawl off into some bushes between her house and a neighbors house. Later the neighbor was able to capture the snake and he dropped it off a few miles out in the desert.
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Re: Rattlesnakes

Postby BoraxBill » Thu May 04, 2017 8:22 am

ergot: It's much more humane to catch the snake and release it out in the desert than to kill it like many people do. Most people get nervous around snakes and so it stands to reason that they just kill them rather than doing the right thing. Fear does that to people.
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Re: Rattlesnakes

Postby twister » Sun May 07, 2017 7:17 am

Teens help rescue El Dorado Hills woman bitten by rattlesnake
Rattlesnakes seem to be pretty busy this year!
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Re: Rattlesnakes

Postby CactusHugger » Thu May 25, 2017 8:04 pm

Rattlesnake sightings on the rise
This could be the start of a rattlesnake apocalypse! :eek2:
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Re: Rattlesnakes

Postby tronagirl » Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:38 am

Dog Toy? Nope. That's A Rattlesnake! :puzzled:
This lady was very lucky not to have been bitten!
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Re: Rattlesnakes

Postby dzrtdwg » Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:44 am

Boy uses soccer skills to avoid rattlesnake bite
From the looks of things this was a residential area. It's surprising that a snake would just show up out of the blue!
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Re: Rattlesnakes

Postby panamint_patty » Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:51 pm

18 rattlesnakes found under children's playhouse in Ridgecrest backyard
Surprise! Surprise! :eek:
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Re: Rattlesnakes

Postby twister » Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:18 am

Boy bit by rattlesnake at Hart Park
Small children are most vulnerable when confronted by a poisonous snake.
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Re: Rattlesnakes

Postby CrustyOldFart » Sat Nov 25, 2017 7:39 am

Ex-NHL Star Uses Golf Clubs to Capture Rattlesnake
There's no shortage of rattlers and so capture and release seems a little crazy to my way of thinking. For me a shovel works just fine. Thwack the darn thing over the noggin, cut off its head, and be gone with the venomous viper! That's how I get the job done!
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