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#261 green-eyed

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Posted 02 February 2014 - 12:53 PM

Green-eyed's pic > rat snake. I've seen more of those while caching than any other snake. My wife and I walked up on one that was about 4-1/2 long at my Warriors 040. It's also what I posted a pic of that was climbing the tree near Ft. Worth. I really dislike snakes, but I'm getting where I almost like this type. I see them almost as much as I see other cachers on the trail.

 

thanks for the ID.  juleed and I both have the same opinion...a snake is a snake and we'll leave it alone if it leaves us alone.  He wasn't little and had a friend.


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Posted 02 February 2014 - 01:06 PM

 

Green-eyed's pic > rat snake. I've seen more of those while caching than any other snake. My wife and I walked up on one that was about 4-1/2 long at my Warriors 040. It's also what I posted a pic of that was climbing the tree near Ft. Worth. I really dislike snakes, but I'm getting where I almost like this type. I see them almost as much as I see other cachers on the trail.

 

thanks for the ID.  juleed and I both have the same opinion...a snake is a snake and we'll leave it alone if it leaves us alone.  He wasn't little and had a friend.

 

 

I'm slowly but surely learning my snakes better thanks to Houston Herp. If you have a pic of any snake and want an ID, he's your man. I actually met him several years before becoming a geocacher when he did a snake show up at Jesse Jones Park. He was holding a Burmese python and my daughter (who was three at time) was trying to ask him a question. She was reaching up and putting her hand on his arm (the "interrupt rule" that we had taught her) and the python was checking her out, bumping his nose on her chest, arm, head, neck, etc. She was oblivious....I was mortified.


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Posted 03 February 2014 - 03:47 PM

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I saw this huge ant hill while caching in Cullinan Park on Friday.

 

It was literally an ant hill.

 

 


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Posted 03 February 2014 - 07:28 PM

I think that is an Indian burial ground ant hill, but I might be wrong...


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Posted 20 February 2014 - 02:30 PM

Toe of these cute little jokers were sitting on top of a .50 cal ammo can late last night when I pulled back the camo covering. They almost seemed domesticated.

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 03:02 PM

I can handle mice.  Might jump at something crawling around at night first, but that's better than slithery snake or big hairy spider IMO.


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Posted 20 February 2014 - 04:09 PM

 

 

...sitting on top of a .50 cal ammo can late last night when I pulled back the camo covering. They almost seemed domesticated.

 

Actually, I believe it's hibernation... 


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Posted 20 February 2014 - 04:58 PM

Well that would explain why they were shuffling around like thorazine patients in their slippers. They definitely were not in any hurry to get away from me.
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Posted 20 February 2014 - 05:13 PM

EEK!


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 12:31 PM

Saw these 3 feral hogs while geocaching today.

 

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Posted 21 February 2014 - 12:45 PM

Whenever I see the hogs in the wild, I always like it when they are running away from me rather than toward me. No different in this case. Lol


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 04:05 PM

Saw these 3 feral hogs while geocaching today.

 

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They look vicious!!! 


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 09:26 PM

this was not a cat, kitten or a cache container out in liberty county today

 

A snake in a tree..... my worst nightmare!! Shudder!!!


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Posted 01 March 2014 - 08:06 PM

Barkuloo Park today in Baytown.

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 10:27 PM

Nice one Burt.  


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Posted 02 March 2014 - 07:42 AM

Bert, it looks like he wants u to throw him a mouse. I hate it when vipers start begging for food on the walkways.
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Posted 02 March 2014 - 08:12 AM

This two foot long fellow had his head back so far, his fangs were very noticable.


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Posted 02 March 2014 - 08:18 AM

Holy crap. And this is why I bought snake boots. 


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Posted 02 March 2014 - 02:43 PM

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My first snake of the year.  About 3 - 4 feet long.  North George Bush Park.



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Posted 02 March 2014 - 05:03 PM

Great horned owl in the Baytown Nature Center today, nesting on one chick.

 

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