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Living with Snakes: the Eastern Indigo

There is no doubt that many people are uncomfortable when they see snakes but seeing an 8 foot one will strike terror in their minds.  This reaction has probably cost the lives of many indigo snakes in our area.  The largest of all North American snakes this harmless non-venomous snake actually consumes venomous ones as …

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