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Gosh I wish we had atrox like that....o well nice pic! np


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Posted by snakeguy88 on September 05, 2002 at 20:36:13:

In Reply to: Decent-Sized atrox in San Antone>> posted by chris_mcmartin on September 05, 2002 at 17:43:45:

:Rescued this one Saturday night in San Antonio (actually, the Converse area on the northeast side of town). It was in some folks' yard; they heard it from inside the house--thought a water sprinkler had turned on! They called 911, who called the sheriff, who called our herp club, who called me.

:I get to the place, the snake isn't in sight, and the backyard grass is deep. I stupidly wore sandals, so I cautiously probed the area in front of me with every step. I ended up finding the snake coiled in the corner of the yard, and scooped it effortlessly into a bucket (with the help of my tongs). Then, the sheriff showed up. They had just planned to shoot the snake.

:The next day, I drove a few miles east, into the countryside, and released it. My neighbor says we should eat the next one!

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