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Texas snake roundup rattles ecologists


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#31    m. Moe

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Posted 22 March 2007 - 10:02 PM

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I know several people that have participated in the rattlesanake roundup, and it's mainly to milk them for antivenom serum.

For those of you that think rattlesnakes only attack when provoked, you are sadly mistaken. They kill numerous amounts of livestock and pets every year. They are one of the most dangerous creatures in the area. They are one of the main reasons I carry a gun when I go hiking, besides rednecks and perverts. laugh.gif

Rattlesnakes only bite if provoked. That is basically the only reason why they have venom. So if your dog is romping around the desert or prairies eating everything that moves, if they are biten by a rattlesnake then it is their own fault and not the snakes.

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Posted 22 March 2007 - 10:47 PM

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Because I used the word "redneck"?  Look at your own post, you used it first, and also referred to perverts in the same sentence.  What "names" did I use that you didn't use first?   You have used harsher words than me.


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Posted 22 March 2007 - 11:11 PM

There is a rumor here that because of all the rattlesnake killing and abuse - they stop rattling when near, and will strike you silently. I wouldn't be suprised if that were true, I have never been bitten one. Still, killing that many snakes (and possibley skinning them alive?!?!) is uncivilised.


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Posted 23 March 2007 - 06:00 AM

Such nastiness and blind racist name-calling in this thread.





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