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by Carman Clark

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God has made us different,
he made us so unique.
We slither on the ground,
we have no hands and feet.
Though you find us scary,
or maybe just plain weird,
our intentions are not to hurt you
or cause you such great fear.
Our venom's not meant for humans
but to help us when we eat.
So, please stop the senseless killing
before we're all extinct.
We're not saying you have to love us
or tell us we're the best.
God's the one who created us.
So, treat us with respect.

written by Sarah Clark
for Southeastern Reptile Rescue



Fears are educated into us
and can, if we wish,
be educated out.
-Karl A. Merringer

A righteous man cares for
the needs of his animal...
Proverbs 12:10

The snake is an animal.
It has a backbone and a heart.
It has red blood.
It drinks water and eats food.
It breathes air and feels fear
just like every other
animal in the world.
And, it's in a body that's
the hardest thing
for the average
person to understand.

 Winter Time Snakes 

As cold weather arrives, snakes are gone for the winter.
Or are they?

by Jason Clark




As I went out to get in my truck this morning I noticed the frost blanketing my lawn. I immediately thought about all the snakes that seem to have disappeared for the season. Temperatures have already started dropping. Since reptiles are cold blooded, they cannot regulate their body temperature. Temperatures that are too cold or even too hot will quickly kill a reptile. But, don't let the thought of winter weather and snakes going into hibernation fool you. Snakes don't hibernate! Actually, they "brumate". Think of it this way. At a certain time of the year, notably as winter sets in, bears go into hibernation. Then, at a certain time of the year, spring arrives and bears come out of hibernation. Brumation with snakes works the same way but instead of brumating during certain times, they brumate during certain temperatures. As winter weather moves in and temperatures drop, snakes go under ground or as far away from the cold as they can. If in the middle of December temperatures rise for the day, many reptiles may be out taking advantage of it. Stacks of fire wood are a favorite haunt for many species of snakes due to the many hiding places it provides for them and the insects and rodents they love to eat. This winter, don't discount the fact that a copperhead could be resting underneath that piece of firewood you're about to pick up. Just follow my simple rules for avoiding snake bite and I promise you'll be fine.
     Watch where you put your hands and feet.
     Never try to kill or catch a snake.
     And, for the rest of you're life you'll never have to worry about a snake bite!





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