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#403793 - 04/01/11 06:33 PM Belizean Rat Snake  
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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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#403794 - 04/01/11 06:51 PM Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert]  
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Very nice! I'm glad that he's a Northern Snake...

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


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


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


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

#403807 - 04/02/11 08:31 AM Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert]  
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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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#403837 - 04/02/11 10:47 AM Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert]  
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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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#403838 - 04/02/11 10:57 AM Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: elbert]  
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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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#403858 - 04/02/11 03:07 PM Re: Belizean Rat Snake [Re: klcman]  
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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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