Be careful

Discussion in 'Other Animals' started by tech1961, May 23, 2007.

  1. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    I ran into this guy while out shooting birds. It's that time of the year.

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  2. Gr8Tr1x

    Gr8Tr1x Guest

    Nice and close, Jimmy. Nice shot.
     
  3. Trailfinder

    Trailfinder Guest

    Almost looks like a Bull Snake - Kind of difficult for me to tell - the eyes didn't appear to be elipitical in shape - more round.........From the angle - didn't appear to be a poisonous snake - Only about 20% of the snake encounters are with poisonous snakes.........Best advice though - leave them be - they'll usually leave you alone as well :)

    Great pictures though....

    Brad G...
    OKC/OKLA
     
  4. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    From what I could find on the internet it matches up with a cottonmouth rather closely.:smile:
     
  5. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Scare the devil out of me.
    Yep be careful for sure.

    I try to look all around me all the time.
    Great shots.

    Hope that was a very longggggggg lens:>))
     
  6. Well, not matter what kind of snake it was, I'd be running in the opposite direction! And like Gale said - I hope that was a llllooonnngggg Lens!
     
  7. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    I give these guy's all the room they need.
     
  8. Jimmy,
    You're correct - that is a cotton mouth & from your pictures - a very big one. I hope you had a real large lens - because you don't want to get close to one. They can be real mean. I see them throughout the summer when I'm running in the park down by the river.
    Jowever - they are both great shots!
     
  9. AISBLE

    AISBLE

    259
    Nov 29, 2006
    RI
    Nice shot Jimmy. Looks like that guy has been eating quite well, nice and plump.
     
  10. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    May 16, 2006
    Oregon
    Nice image of a beautiful animal. Looks healthy. The only one I've seen was on vacation near New Orleans before the "storm".
     
  11. I don't do Snakes or Bats, Nice photo though
     
  12. looks like he's had a heavy meal ...
     
  13. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    He did look rather fat and happy
     
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