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So, I was in my basement starting some seeds, and I turned around and a tiny little snake was on the floor. My wife insisted he couldn't stay in the house, so I took him outside to live near our shed.

I took a decent picture and figured I would share.


Milk snakes are more or less similar to garter snakes. Pretty small, like to eat bugs and mice. Great to have around. Not poisonous. This one was probably a few months old. Maybe a foot long and as think as a pencil.

Read more about them at wikipedia...
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Beautiful! I love snakes. We deliberately make snake piles of brush or rocks, because, well, we love snakes.

A rat snake once ate four of my baby turkeys at one go. That was one fat snake!

 
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That's a beautiful snake. If I'm not mistaken milk snakes are actually popular pets because of their gorgeous colors and that they are considered mild-mannered snakes compared to other types.
 
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Tyler Ludens wrote:Beautiful!  I love snakes.  We deliberately make snake piles of brush or rocks, because, well, we love snakes.

A rat snake once ate four of my baby turkeys at one go.  That was one fat snake!



You might be a Permie if a snake ate FOUR of your turkeys, but you still love snakes!
 
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