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RE: today / now snakes & such


Actually, ours are five lined blue tailed skinks.


> [Original Message]
> From: andreah <andreah@hargray.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 7/12/2009 12:40:47 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] today / now snakes & such
>
> They're very quick and will potentially kill a cat if they get a hold of
> one-some sort of toxin in their system. Messes up the nervous system. I
> don't like them. Heebie jeebies. 
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> Of Pam Evans
> Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 6:36 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] today / now snakes & such
>
> Hmm, guess we don't have those here.  They sound interesting.
>
> On 7/10/09, holmesbm@usit.net <holmesbm@usit.net> wrote:
> >
> > A pretty lizard with a bright blue tail...it can grow another if
something
> > gets the first one.
> >
> >
> > > [Original Message]
> > > From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Date: 7/10/2009 4:55:24 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] today / now snakes & such
> > >
> > > OK, I give - what's a skink??
> > >
> > > On 7/10/09, holmesbm@usit.net <holmesbm@usit.net> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > As a librarian, I had one in the library...the kids learned not to
be
> > > > afraid and that snakes are not slimey unless sick.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > [Original Message]
> > > > > From: james singer <inlandjim1@q.com>
> > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > Date: 7/10/2009 1:40:17 PM
> > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
> > > > >
> > > > > Strange... I probably did when I was a kid. I was always sticking
> > > > > toads and lizards in my pocket. But I don't remember snakes.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Jul 9, 2009, at 7:13 PM, Donna wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > My DH seen a snake in our backyard and didn't go back out there
> for
> > a
> > > > > > year......not sure if he got over it, but this week he was back
> out
> > > > > > there and
> > > > > > decided to drain the pond and clean it.  I about died when I
came
> > > > > > home to
> > > > > > this.  Somehow I know this will end up to be my project and I
> > really
> > > > > > don't
> > > > > > have the time.....
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Jim, I find it hard to believe with all the gardening you did in
> > > > > > Florida that
> > > > > > you never touched a snake..... and equally impressed that you
did
> > > > > > touch a
> > > > > > gater.....now those are scary.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Donna
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --- On Thu, 7/9/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I've never felt a snake. But one of the softest things I ever
felt
> > > > > > was the
> > > > > > belly of an alligator... not hard, not scaly, just soft, like
the
> > > > > > down on a
> > > > > > baby duck.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Jul 9, 2009, at 5:19 PM, Daryl wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > >> I've shrieked a couple of times - once when I almost put my
hand
> > on
> > > > > >> a snake
> > > > > > when I went to turn on the faucet, another time when I stepped
on
> a
> > > > > > rat in the
> > > > > > utility room.  It doesn't help - just leaves your throat raw.
;-)
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> Truly, having the snake fall on me was such a novel experience
I
> > > > > >> didn't have
> > > > > > time to react, and when I saw him slide off of my fingertips, I
> was
> > > > > > more in
> > > > > > awe of his movement than frightened.
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> d
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF
> AFMC
> > 95
> > > > > > CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> > > > > >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > >> Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 7:26 PM
> > > > > >> Subject: RE: [CHAT] today
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>> OMG and you're still among us! I'd still have my hair standing
> on
> > > > > >>> end
> > > > > >>> from that. In fact my vocal cords would probably not ever have
> > > > > >>> recovered. I bet they'd have heard me shriek in Australia.
> > > > > >>> I like snakes just fine...on the ground clearly visible, or
> under
> > > > > >>> a rock
> > > > > >>> where I'm not likely to run across them unexpectedly.
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>> Cyndi
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>> -----Original Message-----
> > > > > >>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:
> > owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> > > > > >>> On
> > > > > >>> Behalf Of Daryl
> > > > > >>> Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 3:27 PM
> > > > > >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > > >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>> Yes, that one was pretty slim, and only about 5' long. We've
had
> > > > > >>> fatter
> > > > > >>> ones
> > > > > >>> in the chicken coop, but I've never had them take eggs, or at
> > > > > >>> least not
> > > > > >>> that
> > > > > >>> I noticed. There's often some variation among various days
eggs
> -
> > > > > >>> sometimes
> > > > > >>> 10 sometimes 15. They really work at keeping the mice down,
> > though.
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>> Have you ever had one fall on you from the rafters? I did one
> > day.
> > > > > >>> I was
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>> surprised by how warm it was as it fell on my head, then slid
to
> > my
> > > > > >>> shoulder
> > > > > >>> and down my arm before moving away.
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>> d
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>> ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > >>> From: "Jesse Bell" <justjess01@gmail.com>
> > > > > >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > >>> Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:38 PM
> > > > > >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>>> THAT'S what my snake looks like..only bigger (and fatter now
> > that
> > > > > >>>> he
> > > > > >>>> ate 3 of my eggs).
> > > > > >>>>
> > > > > >>>>
> > > > > >>>> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 4:32 PM, Daryl<dp2413@comcast.net>
> > wrote:
> > > > > >>>>> We had this lovely specimen in our kitchen a couple of years
> > > > > >>>>> ago. I
> > > > > >>> was
> > > > > >>>>> able
> > > > > >>>>> to get him out of the house safely, before the cats hurt
him.
> > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > >>>
> > > >
> > http://picasaweb.google.com/Daryl.photos/SnakesAlive?authkey=Gv1sRgCLyHp
> > > > > >>> sqskdT2Rg&feat=directlink
> > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > >>>>> d
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>>
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> > > > > >
> > > > > > Inland Jim
> > > > > > Willamette Valley
> > > > > > 44.99 N 123.04 W
> > > > > > Elevation 148'
> > > > > > 39.9" Precipitation
> > > > > > Hardiness Zone 8/9
> > > > > > Heat Zone 5
> > > > > > Sunset Zone 6
> > > > > > Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> > > > > > Maximum 102 F [39 C]
> > > > > >
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> > > > >
> > > > > Inland Jim
> > > > > Willamette Valley
> > > > > 44.99 N 123.04 W
> > > > > Elevation 148'
> > > > > 39.9" Precipitation
> > > > > Hardiness Zone 8/9
> > > > > Heat Zone 5
> > > > > Sunset Zone 6
> > > > > Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> > > > > Maximum 102 F [39 C]
> > > > >
> > > > >
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> > > Pam Evans
> > > Kemp TX
> > > zone 8A
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> Kemp TX
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