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Re: Gartersnake misconception!


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Posted by snakeguy88 on February 14, 2003 at 18:29:57:

In Reply to: Gartersnake misconception! posted by anuraanman on February 14, 2003 at 18:07:26:

I wanted to get some pictures of the so called "rear fangs" of Thamnophis so I headed out to find a ribbon snake (we do not have garters in my area). I found one with in about 5 minutes, picked it up, and let it just chew in. I got some nice pictures of the bite, and you could see that they do have some nice enlarged teeth at the far corners of their mandible. Made for a good picture and story. You havn't had a bite though until you have been tagged by a 4 foot watersnake...that is just downright painful lol. Andy


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