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This is a discussion on Snake! within the OrchidTalk Members Grow Area - Photos forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Shane, You are so wise, for one so young. I wish that everyone could just ...

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    Shane, You are so wise, for one so young. I wish that everyone could just avoid snakes, but, I guess that is too much to ask. As far as our property goes, the harmless ones are free to go where they will... the others when we DO CATCH them, get "deported." Betty P.S. : In OUR case this means caught & moved to a remote place where they can live out their life in peace...

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    I'm with you Betty and Shane, they definitely have their place in the scheme of things. However, when the rattlers won't get lost the end is inevitable.

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    I don't mind snakes outside of the house. It was the 2 foot long rattlesnake under the couch at one in the morning that just had to go. I would post a pic, but it wasn't taken while the little guy was still alive. Gopher snakes, Garter snakes, King snakes, all good! Poisonous ones hiding under furniture when kids run and jump on it: VERY BAD!!!

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    I agree, Cris! How did the snake get into the house? Betty

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    Building a deck aroound the pool, had garage door open all day three days in a row. It must have just gone on in out of the heat, found its way over to the living room and got the cats attention.
    Forgot to mention that the kids hogged the bed that night and my husband was sleeping on the couch when the snake was found! Now you just walk up behind him with an electric tooth brush and he jumps out of his skin!

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    WOW! If that wasn't so scary, it would be funny. Glad someone found the snake before it bit someone...Betty :-)

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    Sometimes you got to do what you have to. If its a poisonous snake and its a threat to family or people and can't be removed, then killing it is sometimes the only option. Rattlesnakes usually at least give you a warning, but in the house, thats totally different!

    @Zain and Yew I can't imagine having to deal with spitting cobras, Zain I'm sure that was a horrifying experience and I'm glad your son is okay.

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