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Interesting fact about Florida Pine Snakes

Post by Don Becker » December 14th, 2011, 8:24 pm

http://scienceray.com/biology/zoology/the-florida-pine-snake/ wrote:The length of this animal is 7 feet and can weigh up to a maximum of a couple hundred pounds.
http://scienceray.com/biology/zoology/t ... ine-snake/

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Post by chrish » December 14th, 2011, 8:29 pm

Damn, that's a heavy bodied snake. That comes out to 2.4 pounds per inch!

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Post by Mike VanValen » December 14th, 2011, 8:42 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Interesting fact about Florida Pine Snakes

Post by justinm » December 15th, 2011, 9:10 am

Nice work Don, I'm adding that tidbit to my mental list. I hope Jeopardy folks don't use this as a question.

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Post by Joe Farah » December 15th, 2011, 9:20 am

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Re: Interesting fact about Florida Pine Snakes

Post by millside » December 15th, 2011, 11:21 am

could have been one of the hybrid florida pine burms

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Re: Interesting fact about Florida Pine Snakes

Post by dickbartlett » December 15th, 2011, 11:27 am

So far Don, I've only found the puny ones--you know, a C-note or so.
Good to know that adults are still lurking somewhere. I'll get one eventually. dick

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Re: Interesting fact about Florida Pine Snakes

Post by joeysgreen » December 15th, 2011, 8:33 pm

It's websites like this that make us all look smarter.
Nice picture Joe :)

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Post by Jordan S. » January 5th, 2012, 5:12 pm

Ha wow! This is the funniest thing I've seen in awhile! :lol:

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Post by Natalie McNear » January 5th, 2012, 5:33 pm

Hardly surprising... A major component of their diet is depleted uranium.

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Post by hellihooks » January 5th, 2012, 5:55 pm

It's pretty amazing that a snake that fat can 'dig it's own burrows'... :roll: Anybody check out this link on that pg? Python Snakes Swallow Big Man in Borneo... :shock: jim

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Re: Interesting fact about Florida Pine Snakes

Post by umop apisdn » January 5th, 2012, 6:59 pm

Better yet, apparently some species of snake used to exist that grew human heads. Complete with hair!

http://scienceray.com/biology/unbelieva ... man-heads/

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Re: Interesting fact about Florida Pine Snakes

Post by El Bufo Grande » January 5th, 2012, 7:09 pm

A couple hundred pounds, huh. Freakin sounds like the author was wasted and thought a pine log was a pine snake.

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Post by klawnskale » January 5th, 2012, 7:25 pm

umop apisdn wrote:Better yet, apparently some species of snake used to exist that grew human heads. Complete with hair!

http://scienceray.com/biology/unbelieva ... man-heads/
Ummm...I think I'll make something up and publish it on the website.

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Post by jayder85 » January 6th, 2012, 4:22 am

joeysgreen wrote:It's websites like this that make us all look smarter.
Nice picture Joe :)
Yea i think i just obtained my PhD from reading it!

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Re: Interesting fact about Florida Pine Snakes

Post by KevColubrid » January 6th, 2012, 12:20 pm

Someone play the opening theme for "Jurassic Park" now....

Kevin

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Re: Interesting fact about Florida Pine Snakes

Post by justinm » January 6th, 2012, 1:14 pm

Fact:

I am faster than 80% of all snakes.

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Re: Interesting fact about Florida Pine Snakes

Post by DaveR » January 7th, 2012, 2:56 pm

I am faster than 80% of all snakes.
Impressive...agile, mobile and hostile.

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