Expert required please

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  1. Munchie

    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    Saw this on our walk today, nearly stood on the thing...:Eeek:

    As thick as my wrist and 4 feet long +!

    So what kind of French snake is it please?:RollEyes:
     

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    It's a long thick french one, if we'd come across that on a walk the mrs would still be running/screaming now !!!!!,
     
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    I wouldn't be a million miles behind her::bigsmile:
     
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  6. Munchie

    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    We were walking Bob n Di's dog Freddie when he suddenly stopped (clever doggie) and stepped back as the snake came out of the grass.

    PS we stopped too. :Eeek:
     
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    Doesn't matter what it is...it's beautiful:thumb:
     
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    It is a western whip snake (Coluber viridiflavus: Coluber ) beautiful, eats lizards and rodents. It is a constrictor, not poisonous. Put it in a bag and send it over.:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    I don't see any beauty in snakes. They have always given me the creeps since my brother and I stumbled across an adder when we were young..
     
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    I know a lot of people don't like them, my good lady is one, but I have handled a good few over the years (non-venomous) some big bu**ers too and I realy do like them and lizards, I was once given a 5ft Iguana to take around a show ......I was ecstatic...
     
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    Yep whip snake, road over one whilst cycling in France through farm track , it jumped up hissing every where looked back at it and x2 tyre indentations where evident where i had passed over it.
     
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    It's Le Rattler Ken, and now it knows your about i would sleep with all the windows closed. :Eeek:
     
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    How about this for a little cutie. 6" Grass snake Bob found in the garden once... it had real attitude and even bit him! Jane ::bigsmile:
     

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    Right , thats France off the visiting list now then!!!

    Big bugger that!!!
     
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    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
    so would I if i had been minding my own business slithering in the grass and someone hung me from a twig to take pictures
     
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    I think the french call it...............................dinner!::bigsmile:
     
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