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Saturday, March 21, 2009

I had a little fright

I had a little fright when I was birding at the Old Pump House recently; this "no more than" 7 inches skinny/tiny snake lunges toward me as I was trying to cross over him. Phew, lucky me because I was watching my steps ...

His head is so tiny that it is barely larger than the stone that is in front of him. Anyone could have crushed him with a wrong step forward or bitten by him when you are busy checking on perched birds.

I did not bother to ID him, sorry.

This picture was cropped from the original image for a clearer perspective.

... and WATCH YOUR STEPS!

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