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Bathroom breaks reveals venemous snake...

Post by BDSkinner » July 10th, 2014, 6:33 am

http://www.khou.com/news/Man-on-bathroo ... 62841.html

Looks like it could have been a cottonmouth. Glad the officer did what she did.

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Post by Soopaman » July 10th, 2014, 6:53 am

If it's the snake in the picture, then it certainly wasn't a cottonmouth.

Glad they released it, regardless.

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Post by tomharten » July 10th, 2014, 7:04 am

Looks like a rat snake.

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Post by narrowfellow » July 10th, 2014, 7:07 am

It's obviously a ratsnake.
David Steen did a blog post on it: http://www.livingalongsidewildlife.com/

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Post by BillMcGighan » July 13th, 2014, 10:22 am

Central AL dark Gray Rat for sure, but it reminded me of all the juvenal rats, I've found in campground bathrooms and showers in the SE.
So many, including sheds, that, at the risk of looking like some pervert, I always explore the rafters with a small flashlight.

At our SE Chapter outing in lower AL, one of our members even found a very young Scarlet snake crawling on the restroom floor!

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Post by PsychedelicTarantula » July 23rd, 2014, 11:00 am

This same article was written about on Huffington Post as well. I suggested they correct it and gave them a link to Mr. Steen's article. To my surprise they actually corrected it and linked to Steen's article. I actually never expected a reply but they fixed it within 30 minutes of my email.

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