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Old 07-05-2011, 04:07 PM   #41
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Old 07-05-2011, 04:30 PM   #42
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1983....South Africa...my late wife was driving......nighttime near Kruger Park....middle of nowhere, pitch dark....rented camper, poor headlights.....last second we see a python.....its head was already over one side of the road and its tail was still coming out of the ditch on the other side.

It was like hitting a roll of carpet.

Got back to Riyadh and was telling the story...someone asked if the snake was OK......to which I asked if they seriously thought I was gonna be wandering around in the dark to check the health of a, (pissed off), 20+ foot snake.
Too bad Ol' Uncle Lar and Little Tommy haven't done WLS ANIMAL STORIES for 25 years. They would have loved this story. A recurring "theme" was Little Tommy asking "(animal species such as cat, dog, python) gonna be okay, Uncle Lar?" See first story in the attached.

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This thread is useless without pictures - and without a mention of Janet H and her late night encounter with a reptile in the toilet. She claims there is a photo of her fang-marked 16 year old tush in a medical journal somewhere but I won't believe it until I see it...
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Not to mention most snakes are pretty tasty deep fried....
Tastes like chicken!
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OK Sarah, what are GOOD SNAKES?
All snakes are good snakes in the USA except for 4. The only dangerous ones are venomous - rattlers, water moccasins, coral snakes and copperheads in the order of dangerous. Rattlesnakes are very venomous, inject a lot of venom and are aggressive. Most snakes will not bother you if you leave them alone. A venomous snake around your house is a danger otherwise leave them alone they do much more good than harm.

Oh btw, if you are in Florida you can now worry about pythons! Why people would have these then release them into the wild is beyond me. While not venomous they grow to be quite large, 20' is common and weigh 200 pounds, and can easily kill an adult (at 1/2 that size) though they couldn't eat you, if that is any consolation after you are dead!
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While driving through on the way to Montana. Walking the dog at a rest stop, we came upon a sign saying "Watch out for Snakes." Never seen a sign like that before at a rest stop.
You'll see those signs at most rest stops in Arizona.
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While driving through on the way to Montana. Walking the dog at a rest stop, we came upon a sign saying "Watch out for Snakes." Never seen a sign like that before at a rest stop.
Imagine how I felt when we started touring Iguacu Falls in Brazil, and we came upon this sign!
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Is that sign supposed to say "Watch out for snakes" or is it the name of the place, with a pictorial snake warning?

According to Google Translate, it means:

-- Circulate them for Senderos

According to Babylon.com it means:

-- Travels through them relatively

And according to Yahoo Babel Fish, it means:

-- it circulates for senderos los
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At Free Translation and Professional Translation Services from SDL I got "circulate for them senderos"

And Senderos in Spanish, rather than Brazilian Portugese, comes out as "Paths".
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Imagine how I felt when we started touring Iguacu Falls in Brazil, and we came upon this sign!
I wasn't aware that snakes could read! In Portugese nonetheless !
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Johnny Carson paid Ed McMahon millions for straight lines like this and you're givin' them away for free!
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Is that sign supposed to say "Watch out for snakes" or is it the name of the place, with a pictorial snake warning?

According to Google Translate, it means:

-- Circulate them for Senderos

According to Babylon.com it means:

-- Travels through them relatively

And according to Yahoo Babel Fish, it means:

-- it circulates for senderos los
Walk on the paths. Otherwise known as stay off the grass and don't wander off.
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Walk on the paths. Otherwise known as stay off the grass and don't wander off.
Thanks for the clarification! We didn't know what it said, but we sure did stay on the paths - the universal picture of "snake!!!" got the point across!
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Imagine how I felt when we started touring Iguacu Falls in Brazil, and we came upon this sign!
Is that sign supposed to say "Watch out for snakes" or is it the name of the place, with a pictorial snake warning?

According to Google Translate, it means:

-- Circulate them for Senderos

According to Babylon.com it means:

-- Travels through them relatively

And according to Yahoo Babel Fish, it means:

-- it circulates for senderos los
Walk on the paths. Otherwise known as stay off the grass and don't wander off.
But why the picture of a snake? Does the sign mean "stay on the path, because there are snakes in the undergrowth"?
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Yes, glad to hear the snake it out, did I ever tell you how much I hate snakes.....?
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