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How many snake casualties?

green-pa

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Indianapolis, In
I've now hit 2 small snakes ( about 2 inch in diameter and 12-16 inches ) each, with my trimmer. Both were near the side of the house of residents that let their grass get too high. I was really sad that it happened. I'm not a total snake lover but I like most all animals and have a turtle. It haunted me for the rest of the day as I know it took it a while to die. :cry:
 

RossP

LawnSite Member
Location
Rhode Island
couple days ago i was mowing a residential yard and must have rode over a small hole in the ground because a little rabbit jumped out and i ran him right over. i felt HORRIBLE and it put it in the shade to die. that incident haunted me all day i couldnt stop thinkin about it. its too bad
 

workinallthetime

LawnSite Member
Location
Tulsa, Oklahoma
3 copper heads
2 cotton mouths
and who knows how many i mowed over
that was since last tuesday.
the only good snake is a dead snake, the copper heads were at a house with 3 small kids living next door.
 
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green-pa

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Indianapolis, In
It's ironic u mention that in a way. My girlfriend and I just found a baby bunny at this put-put golf course. A cat had already cornered it under a bush and was playing with it. I saved it for her. I knew it probably couldn't be saved without it's mother. She pleaded with me. So I let her have it and got it for her. It died in like 36 hours. Not sure if it was from the cat doing damage to it, missing it's mother, or too much milk mixture we fed it. That was just yesterday we buried it. Yeah, it's sad. Poor little animals. :cry:
 
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green-pa

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Indianapolis, In
3 copper heads
2 cotton mouths
and who knows how many i mowed over
that was since last tuesday.
the only good snake is a dead snake, the copper heads were at a house with 3 small kids living next door.
Yeah. I wouldn't feel bad about those since they are poisoness and especially since they were living near kids. I just hate seeing harmless animals killed for no good reason.
 

bohiaa

LawnSite Fanatic
3 copper heads
2 cotton mouths
and who knows how many i mowed over
that was since last tuesday.
the only good snake is a dead snake, the copper heads were at a house with 3 small kids living next door.
sounds like you have them as bad as we do.....

I still have those fang marks on my leg
 

dannyboy20

LawnSite Member
Location
Pembroke, Ma
Yes the only good snake is a dead snake. Snakes serve no purpose except for scaring the s*** out of you because you dont see them until you are on top of them. I absoutely hate snakes.
 
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