|Rattle Snake Killed by This Writer Yesterday at the Home of a Friend|
|Paint Stud Horse|
Paint Racing Breed
I will be eating the meat, and nothing will go to waste. Such a pretty pattern, and the poor thing had nothing in it's stomach, either.
|Yellow Banded California King Snake|
Though many people confuse these
snakes with Rattlers, these snakes are
immune to the toxicity of Rattlesnake
venom. These snakes actually kill
and eat Rattlesnakes.
I previously wrote about a friend who also has killed two Rattlesnakes on her property already this Spring (several weeks ago).
|Southern Pacific Rattlesnake|
|Southwestern Pacific |
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Following are photos of a few different colored King Snakes
|Head of a Speckled King Snake|
|Speckled King Snake|
|Black Banded King Snake|
This snake is often confused with the Coral snake, which is venomous.
Here, the red and black touch (Non-poisonous) ▲
|Coral Snake of United States ▲|
Here, notice the red and black are not touching (Poisonous)
Here's a little rhyme to help remember the difference between a coral snake and a king snake which is the same colors:
Red with black,
A friend of Jack.
Red with yellow
can kill a fella'