Wildlife: Black Rat Snake

I took this while on a hiking trail in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He was ready to strike but is not poisonous so I seized the opportunity to snap this shot.


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May 29, 20100 found this helpful


Thanks for sharing.

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June 3, 20100 found this helpful

I can't figure out whether you're bold or insane, lol!

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June 4, 20100 found this helpful


LOL, I knew that he was non poisonous so I had nothing to fear. I have handled snakes before so they do not scare me. If it had been a poisonous snake I can promise you I would not have been so close.


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