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What is the most frightening snake you have encountered?

  1. chuckandus6 profile image75
    chuckandus6posted 2 years ago

    What is the most frightening snake you have encountered?

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  2. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
    LoisRyan13903posted 2 years ago

    On time a looked down and a red and black snake was gliding over my boot. Could not remember if it was a coral snake or the non-poisonous king snake.  Found out later it was the king snake.  But was scared until he went on his way.  Another time I did see a rattlesnake, but it only had one rattle and from what I was told it was still a baby and not deadly.  Kept my distance though

    1. chuckandus6 profile image75
      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      wow that would be scary,red touching yellow is bad i think that is how to tell.
      we came in contact with this brown snake with red and black and tannish color,near our fishing place. i spent hours googling never found the.type of snake it was.

    2. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
      LoisRyan13903posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Red next to black friend of jack
      Red next to yellow kills a fellow

      Regardless they are still pretty snakes.  As somebody else pointed out God prob made it that way so you can see it clearly

    3. chuckandus6 profile image75
      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      thats a good poem i would probably freak and not remember it if next to the snake but..,interesting.

    4. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
      LoisRyan13903posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah I remember saying is it that way or the other way?

  3. Alphadogg16 profile image91
    Alphadogg16posted 2 years ago

    Being that I am simply fascinated with snakes in general and own a pet 9 ft Burmese Python, I have never seen/encountered a snake that I was afraid of, venomous or otherwise.

    1. chuckandus6 profile image75
      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      i admire someone who can not fear snakes,i have a big fear but i can watch them on tv and only flinch a little.

  4. cam8510 profile image95
    cam8510posted 2 years ago

    I was in Papua New Guinea in the early 80s and went with some locals to their garden out in the bush.  I heard one of the men yell and then he came into view with a snake draped over his machete.  He had chopped it nearly in half.  It was called a death adder which are among the most venomous snakes in the world.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acanthophis

    1. chuckandus6 profile image75
      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      wow that would be scary, i have heard of the adder snakes,i am fortunate not to have seen one.

    2. cam8510 profile image95
      cam8510posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      This snake can go from strike position, to strike, to injecting venom and back to strike position in 0.15 seconds.  I just read that in Wikipedia.  smile  Fastest snake strike in the world.

    3. chuckandus6 profile image75
      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      wow that doesn't give u much time to react at all.scary.

  5. connorj profile image77
    connorjposted 2 years ago

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    The most frightening snake I have ever encountered was a coral snake in Florida. As soon as I spotted the most colorful slithering I thought to myself how God-awful for our Creator to paint such conspicuous stand-out coloring. There is no way that this slithering could camouflage itself anywhere except perhaps in a jellybean filled container. What an outstanding snake indeed! How frightening to think about the extent God has provided for us to protect us...

    1. chuckandus6 profile image75
      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      yes this snake would be hard not to spot,Is this snake poisonous?

    2. connorj profile image77
      connorjposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yes it is significantly poisonous; however, it is not a viper. Thus, it has to chew on you to release its poison...

    3. chuckandus6 profile image75
      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      that just sounds painful

    4. connorj profile image77
      connorjposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Again it gives one time to break away before the fatal poison gets in you...

    5. chuckandus6 profile image75
      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      that is true.

  6. Tusitala Tom profile image65
    Tusitala Tomposted 2 years ago

    The Australian Brown Snake was prevalent around my place of work, an isolated radio shack in Central New South Wales in Australia back in the early 1960s.   We had them in the toilet out back, then one in the porch we had to traverse to come in and out, and even in the radio receiver room, all over the same summer.   One even got run over by an aircraft on the runway but wasn't killed.   I had to go out to try to kill it.   Very dangerous.  As it was, a fire-fighter killed it with a wide bladed shovel (quick as they are, they can't dodge a shovel)

    I've also seen red-belly and yellow-belly black snakes in the Australia Bush.  They're poisonous too.  But not as deadly as the big Brown.

    Biggest snake I ever saw was a python.  That was in New Guinea in 1964.   It was so big that on the narrow trail we were driving on, one end of it was in the jungle on one side of the road whilst its other end was still coming out of the jungle on the other.   I'd guess around 25 feet or so.   We were experiencing a thunder storm at the time.  I felt the bump as we drove over it in the pouring rain.

    1. chuckandus6 profile image75
      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      wow surviving being run over by an aircraft that is a scary snake,i wouldn't  want to come across.

  7. Evane profile image55
    Evaneposted 2 years ago

    Cobra snake was the most frightening. It just fell from a coconut tree and almost hitting my head. It was the worst day of my life.

 
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