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11823 clicks; posted to Main » on 10 Nov 2012 at 9:09 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-11-10 06:38:09 PM  
9 votes:
I have loved snakes since before I knew how neat girls were. I've owned more than a dozen species, handled more than that, almost been killed by one pet (don't wrap a 7-foot black rat snake around your neck if you're alone), have run all around a number of states looking for 'em. Coolest animals ever.

Cool story bro time:

When my daughter was about 8, we went to Disney's Animal Kingdom. Way at the back, you can take a train to this part that has a petting zoo, and a working laboratory, and other cool stuff, including biologists who do occasional shows featuring some of their animals. One of them came out, got a crowd of a hundred people or so, and pulled out a big wooden box. He asked for a volunteer, and picked the 8 year old girl with the flowered dress and frizzy hair (I would assume because she fit the stereotype he was looking for). He warmed the crowd up with the old "OK, I'm gonna open the box and let you see what's inside, are you ready? She nodded. He opened the top of the box, she looked in and without a second's hesitation grabbed the five foot bull snake out and draped it over her shoulders.
The show fell apart. The guy's patter was absolutely based on a shriek and a run back to Mommy. He literally couldn't continue he was so completely flustered by what she had done.
I had never been prouder of her.

2012-11-10 07:31:52 PM  
4 votes:
It's easy to survive an encounter with an anaconda. You simply need to lack buns.
2012-11-10 09:25:45 PM  
3 votes:
I like turtles.
2012-11-10 09:15:14 PM  
3 votes:
2012-11-10 06:47:55 PM  
3 votes:

dahmers love zombie: I had never been prouder of her.


Thanks Dad, we all love her too.
2012-11-10 06:30:37 PM  
3 votes:
"Would you like to see George Wendt on a plane with snakes?"
2012-11-11 01:15:30 AM  
2 votes:
2012-11-10 09:50:19 PM  
2 votes:
I'm more of an asp man.
2012-11-10 05:18:18 PM  
2 votes:

knbber2: "But after a while you understand that nothing happens if you respect the snake"

that's what she said...

2012-11-11 12:26:01 AM  
1 vote:
Question is, how much do snakes like you?
2012-11-10 11:37:41 PM  
1 vote:
2012-11-10 10:28:32 PM  
1 vote:
2012-11-10 09:51:27 PM  
1 vote:

Plant Rights Activist: [ image 775x330]

Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?
2012-11-10 09:48:56 PM  
1 vote:
I'd rather have a badger (badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger mushroom mushroom)
2012-11-10 09:42:54 PM  
1 vote:
2012-11-10 09:34:29 PM  
1 vote:
2012-11-10 09:22:14 PM  
1 vote:
I think I would have liked Snake Plissken, but I'll never know, since I heard he was dead.
2012-11-10 09:15:51 PM  
1 vote:
Do You like snakes? Do you like George Wendt? Would you eat snakes with George Wendt? Would you go see George Wendt in a snake eating-eating movie? While eating snakes with George Wendt?
2012-11-10 05:13:55 PM  
1 vote:
"But after a while you understand that nothing happens if you respect the snake"

Yeah, right, there's a bear-guy who became dinner thinking the same type of thing. They are wild animals, idiot.
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