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Old 07-22-2017, 10:14 AM
 
Location: Raleigh
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Copperheads are more of a problem in the South. They have a pattern similar to the diamonds on a rattler but they are brown.
"Oooh, pretty!"
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Old 07-23-2017, 09:35 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Copperheads are more of a problem in the South. They have a pattern similar to the diamonds on a rattler but they are brown.
"Oooh, pretty!"
and let us not forget about cottonmouths and mocassins as well .
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Old 07-23-2017, 09:42 AM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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and let us not forget about cottonmouths and mocassins as well .
Same snake, usually called Cottonmouth Water Moccasin.

Yet another reason I won't live much further south than I am already.
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Old 07-23-2017, 03:25 PM
 
Location: Heart of Dixie
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...Venomous snakes are rare...
Not around here. I could go and get a big fat cottonmouth right this minute. I'm in Dixie, and I live near a swamp.
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Old 07-23-2017, 03:51 PM
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Location: Out there somewhere...
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Not around here. I could go and get a big fat cottonmouth right this minute. I'm in Dixie, and I live near a swamp.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OKdbc0DYpM
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Old 07-24-2017, 05:43 AM
 
Location: Former LI'er Now a Rehoboth Beach Bunny
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I was outside watering my plants and suddenly in the grass I saw a snake. I jumped the fence and RAN. I told a neighbor who knows the area and was "brave" enough to bring him into the yard to show him. Well my eyes were so mixed on where he was when I last saw him that I walked by him and stood on my deck. Suddenly my neighbor called my name and motioned toward him while pointing. I screamed and ran again. He laughed, it was a simple garden snake. Now I was raised on Long Island, not exactly a "city gal" but, I never saw a snake, garden or otherwise wen I lived there. I saw one when we were looking at property here and ran, another sunning on a neighbors property and this guy. Not thrilled and I now scan the yard before going out.
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Old 08-11-2017, 07:17 PM
 
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Picture isn't detailed enough to properly ID, but is good enough to see it isn't venomous.
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