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Offline Paul Harris

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Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« on: April 20, 2012, 06:25:32 PM »
Cottonmouth on the trail today

I came up on this 4 1/2 foot cottonmouth mountain biking at Morris Bridge this afternoon. It was about halfway back on Indian, close to Cow House Slough. It was stretched out across the trail, sunning. Really didn't want to turn around and go the other way, so I slowly rolled toward it and it moved 10' from the side of the trail where it remained motionless.

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Re: Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2012, 07:23:57 PM »
I think the big ones know they are bad asses so they run :)
Good to hear you didn't get bit, nasty results!

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Re: Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2012, 04:05:19 PM »
ya, like death. >:(
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Re: Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2012, 08:05:46 PM »
There was a coral snake at the trout creek entrance the other week, luckily it was already dead.





And I also found my first ever tick on me the other day, showering off after riding the Wilderness Loop...


Be careful out there :)

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Re: Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2012, 08:45:34 PM »
There was a coral snake at the trout creek entrance the other week, luckily it was already dead.





And I also found my first ever tick on me the other day, showering off after riding the Wilderness Loop...


Be careful out there :)


I saw a very live Coral Snake cross Sand Pine right in front of me just last Sunday. I was able to stop, but couldn't get my iPhone out in time to get pic. I have also seen one at Boyette.

I don't think they strike, and I have no intention of trying to grab one to find out though. Cotton Mouths will strike though.

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Re: Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2012, 12:10:22 PM »
wow both of those would make for a bad bad day...
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Re: Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2012, 10:49:47 AM »
How about this badboy. Wasn't happy to see me. This was just coming up on #5 headed out hitf. About 2 weeks ago.


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Re: Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2012, 04:11:10 PM »
3 Belts and a wallet.

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Re: Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2012, 08:37:31 PM »
I accidentally ran over this water snake at Boyette last week, he bit my tire but it did not pop ;)

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Re: Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2012, 02:37:46 PM »
my cat has brought a coral snake and a pygmy rattler inside the house to play with them/offer me trophies.
The coral snake will bite, but it's not an aggressive snake.  They do not have retractable fangs like the vipers do (rattlesnakes, adders, etc.)  But still, I wouldn't play with 'em.

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Re: Big Cottonmouth at Morris Bridge today
« Reply #10 on: August 20, 2016, 01:10:56 PM »
Poisonous??

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