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2021-03-02 3:25:16 AM  
Pickled Hoosier?


dnrtfa
 
2021-03-02 7:00:35 AM  
DNRTA: Death by farm animal has to be on the list.
 
2021-03-02 8:53:14 AM  
Every copperhead I've ever come across while hiking has just slithered away. They didn't act aggressive at all. I'm inclined to think a lot of copperhead bites happen bc people freak out when they see one.
 
2021-03-02 8:56:23 AM  
Growing up here, and playing in the woods, I came across two copperheads total as a kid.  Just got the F out of there.
 
2021-03-02 9:01:56 AM  
Pfft. The most dangerous animal of all didn't even make the list.

/man
//danger zone
 
2021-03-02 9:12:07 AM  
No Mike Pence?
 
2021-03-02 9:12:55 AM  
My friend did research on Chagas disease and it's a nasty thing.  Many people's hearts end up a disaster later in life.  I was surprised that it was on the list as it's mostly in warmer places than Indiana.  Purdue entomologist doesn't think it's an issue for them:

Purdue U. Entomologist
 
2021-03-02 9:19:37 AM  

HighZoolander: Pfft. The most dangerous animal of all didn't even make the list.

/man
//danger zone


Heh. The mentioned deer on account of auto accidents and I'm thinking the deer aren't the most dangerous ones in that scenario.
 
2021-03-02 9:24:13 AM  
Pretty pathetic overall, right? We don't even really have black widows so much, so I don't know where they get that from. They can't survive the winters here.

Venomous snakes are pretty easily avoided. Hitting a deer is bad news though, and happens all the time in autumn.
 
2021-03-02 9:46:49 AM  
Did anyone click the link hoping to leaf through some interesting animal stuff from India, only to quickly realize the mistake and end up disappointed?

Me neither.
 
2021-03-02 10:39:46 AM  

GregInIndy: Pretty pathetic overall, right? We don't even really have black widows so much, so I don't know where they get that from. They can't survive the winters here.

Venomous snakes are pretty easily avoided. Hitting a deer is bad news though, and happens all the time in autumn.


An ex-GF hit deer twice when driving home from her folk's house after a weekend visit. She would travel in late afternoon, when the deer began to move around.  Convinced her to leave 2 hours earlier, and she never even saw a deer after that.

Managed to knock the shiat right out of one.  Found the poo on the left rear roof post.

Haven't seen any of the venomous snakes, but I tend to stay on paths in the woods.  You really have to try hard to find one.
 
2021-03-02 11:08:49 AM  
Weird. I didn't think Indiana had so many venomous snakes. Here in Ohio we have two. Copperhead and out in the south eastern part, rattlesnake.
 
2021-03-02 11:58:09 AM  
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2021-03-02 12:01:10 PM  
Thanks to regulations, we have no snakes here, other than the minute, harmless one that lives in the dirt. But, the brown recluse found its way here, and I got bitten on the thumb. Terrible results: fever, nausea, etc. 3 days on an antibiotic drip, surgery--twice--on the bite site. In time, tiny white balls came out of the wound, the developing eggs that the spider injected with her bite along with the toxin to rot the tissue. Ten years later and I still have a gnarly scar on my thumb where I was bitten.
 
2021-03-02 12:38:10 PM  

MellowMauiMan: Thanks to regulations, we have no snakes here


Wow. I had no idea snakes even recognized regulatory authority.
 
2021-03-02 12:46:57 PM  
No need to read the article. I found it in handy graphic form.

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2021-03-02 1:26:42 PM  

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Was gonna say...

Actually misread the headline, thought it said "Most Dangerous Areas".  First thought was "In a Walmart parking lot, all exposed in the bed of a pickup with a Biden/Harris bumper sticker."
 
2021-03-02 5:28:51 PM  
Found a brown widow egg sac in my grapes this morning in Indiana. I imagine they came from the southern US, but that was not a cool thing to find.
 
2021-03-02 6:06:57 PM  
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