What About These Mowing Hazards!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnspecialties, May 24, 2008.

  1. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
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    Last week near Fayetteville, a man was riding his ATV through an overgrown field and had a snake raise up at him. From his description to the local animal control people, they believe it was most likely a King Cobra. Now down in Jacksonville, NC, there appears to be possibly two more cobras on the loose.

    They think it's an animal rights group setting them free to oppose people keeping exotic pets. Hard to run over these snakes when they raise their head up and spit venom in your face first. :dizzy:

    Albery, get some snake boots! :laugh:

    http://www.wral.com/news/news_briefs/story/2934524/
     
  2. Albery's Lawn & Tractor

    Albery's Lawn & Tractor LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I just read about it this morning. They're saying that someone had it as a pet and when they heard the authorities were coming, they released it. Why would anyone own a pet they would have to be scared of.
     
  3. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
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    People are allowed to have exotic pets like cobras and such in nearby Franklin Co.. This is just north of Raleigh. I know a man up there who has several cobras and other extremely dangerous snakes. But he loves and respects snakes and would never release one in the wild like that.
     
  4. doubleedge

    doubleedge LawnSite Senior Member
    from ND
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    No more mowing overgrown lots:nono:.
     
  5. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
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    It's a wonder this hasn't happened in the US before and they actually mated. :eek:
     

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