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Old 07-29-2017, 03:37 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Unnamed woman was rescued by firefighters

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Firefighters came to the rescue of an East Lake Road woman when they cut the head off her pet boa constrictor that had wrapped around her neck and was biting her face.


Firefighters kill snake that was biting woman's face - Chronicle-Telegram
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Old 07-29-2017, 08:59 PM
 
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
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Large constrictors can be dangerous. When they get big, it requires at least two people to handle them safely. This story shows why.
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Old 07-30-2017, 01:39 AM
 
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Maybe now she knows how all those rabbits, cats, and other living creatures she fed the da**ed snake felt
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Old 07-30-2017, 08:36 AM
 
Location: Formerly Pleasanton Ca, now in Marietta Ga
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Maybe now she knows how all those rabbits, cats, and other living creatures she fed the da**ed snake felt
You are so misinformed. A five foot long boa is not capable of eating a cat or rabbit. Where did you get the idea she fed the snake that? At that size mice and smaller rats are what the snake eats. Also many reptile keepers don't feed live rodents but prekilled ones as it is more humane for the rodent and safer for the snake.
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Old 07-30-2017, 09:54 AM
 
Location: City Data Land
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Many times snakes attack because they are underfed. It is hard to tell when a snake is underweight, they get hungry and obviously they go after whatever they can in a struggle to survive. In a sad case of a reticulated python who attacked and killed its owner, after veterinarians completed the necropsy, they discovered the snake was 75 pounds underweight. It only weighed 300 pounds, a state of emaciation for such a large snake. But it still physically appeared fine.
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Old 08-06-2017, 06:18 PM
 
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You are so misinformed. A five foot long boa is not capable of eating a cat or rabbit. Where did you get the idea she fed the snake that? At that size mice and smaller rats are what the snake eats. Also many reptile keepers don't feed live rodents but prekilled ones as it is more humane for the rodent and safer for the snake.
I know enough to know such snakes eat live creatures! No creature deserves such a fate! Snakes are evil! The only good snake is a dead snake! A snake got inside our house once, he had my little boy cornered. I made snake jelly out of that thing with a shovel! Hey, it was that thing, or my son---who was I going to defend?
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Old 08-23-2017, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Boonies of N. Alabama
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Some snakes are good to have around. We have 2 king snake residents under our front porch. They've been here for about at least 4 yrs that we know of. They keep away the copperheads and rattlers. They are welcome guests. Before their arrival we routinely had the others.
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Old 08-23-2017, 01:46 PM
 
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I know enough to know such snakes eat live creatures! No creature deserves such a fate! Snakes are evil!
Pretty much all predators eat live creatures. Most aren't dainty enough to wait until the prey is completely dead before beginning to feed.

Predation, as upsetting as you may find it, it a part of the natural cycle. Predators aren't evil they are merely doing what they have to do in order to survive (which is true of every living thing on the planet).
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