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Old 09-03-2009, 07:29 AM
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An employee was offloading a truck this AM and ran over this scary looking thing with the fork truck. Definitely does not look like something native to this area.
Anyone know what it is?
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Old 09-03-2009, 07:41 AM
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Looks like a copperhead
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Old 09-03-2009, 08:07 AM
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Not at all a copperhead..many think that. It was just a rat snake, also called a corn snake..they do a great job of removing mice and rats from where they live...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corn_Snake
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Old 09-03-2009, 08:14 AM
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Corn snake, no doubt.
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Old 09-03-2009, 08:28 AM
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Man that fork truck sure did F him up good.
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Old 09-03-2009, 08:47 AM
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I agree, red rat / corn snake.
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Old 09-03-2009, 08:55 AM
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Sorry, I can't resist...a dead one.
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Old 09-03-2009, 01:47 PM
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Yep rat/corn snake only that one is segmented that and they won't eat mice after this type of treatment
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Here is a picture of a real copperhead

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Old 09-03-2009, 05:27 PM
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David, I thought all poisonous snakes (vipers) had cat eyes? They look round.


Hey Tuna,
How many times did he run over that mofo?
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Old 09-03-2009, 06:54 PM
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Definitely a Corn Snake. Great snakes to have around. No more rats and mice.
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Old 09-04-2009, 02:14 AM
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Originally Posted by 240 LTS View Post
David, I thought all poisonous snakes (vipers) had cat eyes? They look round.


Hey Tuna,
How many times did he run over that mofo?
I think they usually are. Maybe the flash on the camera did that who knows. That is for sure a real bad dude in that picture
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In the first picture, it looks like you squeezed the mouse out of him (my new favorite expression). I know the snakes (there are three btw), but did anyone tray and revive the mouse?
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