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Belizean Rat Snake #403793
04/01/11 06:33 PM
04/01/11 06:33 PM
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San Pedro Belize
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Against a canary yellow wall it seems to match color. Supposed to be non poisonous ....you first!


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Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert] #403794
04/01/11 06:51 PM
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Very nice! I'm glad that he's a Northern Snake...

Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert] #403795
04/01/11 06:59 PM
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San Pedro, Belize
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As long as there's a non-antivenom handy just in case!


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Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert] #403796
04/01/11 07:01 PM
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San Pedro Belize
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he flattened his head and struck at me , but I think its a fake-off.


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Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert] #403797
04/01/11 07:01 PM
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San Pedro, Belize
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That's funny KJoe..


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Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert] #403798
04/01/11 07:24 PM
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Fake or not...it's better you than I!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert] #403807
04/02/11 08:31 AM
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San Pedro Belize
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I've since heard they bite and whip around while holding on with their teeth. Doesn't sound fun!


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Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert] #403837
04/02/11 10:47 AM
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And able to elevate themselves by balancing on the tale end of their tail. Its also called a tiger rat snake and Thunder and Lightening snake.

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Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert] #403838
04/02/11 10:57 AM
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Check the eyes and head shape. Poisonous snakae have triangular shaped heads and elliptical pupils, like a cat.


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Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: klcman] #403858
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Then there's the Cat Eyed snake which is non posionous but fakes you out with those features..

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