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Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by mpriester, Jul 8, 2013.

  1. mpriester

    mpriester LawnSite Member
    Male, from Dunbar, Pa.
    Posts: 97

    i have been seeing an unusual number of snakes this year as compared to other years. Has anyone else been having this happen?
  2. 32vld

    32vld LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,984

    What kind?
  3. kawakx125

    kawakx125 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,128

    by the time i see them they are usually in pieces. so far this year i'm up to 3 i think, didn't snag a single one last year.
  4. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,077

    I've seen 5 so far. More than I usually see.
  5. C & T Landscaping

    C & T Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 480

    Ive seen two, both at my yard. One literally raced away from the mower, the second met the wrong end of a 20ga
  6. nismothunder

    nismothunder LawnSite Member
    Posts: 53

    Havent seen any. I see a garden snake a few times a year but that's it.

    Oh, I did hit a gopher snake with my truck a few weeks back.

    My favorite snake experience is running into a pine rattler. But that was years ago.
  7. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,882

    i've seen about 3. none of them were rattle snakes so i let them live. there's king snakes around and you don't wanna kill those because they kill rattle snakes.
  8. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,742

    Snakes are a daily occurrence especially with all the rain. When bush-hogging I prolly run over 3-4 a day.
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  9. kawakx125

    kawakx125 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,128

    a good size one will really scare the crap outta you when you hit one! tough buggers to cut
  10. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,077



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