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Snake in my house
Posted by Lori Glasgow on July 17, 2006, 1:08 am
Hi, I have found a snake in my house and I don't know what kind it is.
I have taken photos of it, if someone would want to email me at email@example.com I will send you the photos so you can see if you know and let me know, please.
When I seen the snake it rattled his tail, I thought I heard this also. The snake was a deep red color almost maroon and brown and its belly was yellow with black with black squares on it. I live in Dillonvale, Ohio
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