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Water snake!

water snake being chased off by hose spraying

We had a water snake visitor today.

She's probably this far from the creek to lay some eggs.

Anna chased her away with the hose and a stern warning not to come back.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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deb yikes, pretty good size snake. some kind of water moccasin? most agressive snake I ever encountered was a water moccasin. be careful!

Comment by Anonymous Fri Jul 10 21:56:24 2015
Haha, a stern warning huh? :)
Comment by justusrowe Sat Jul 11 08:56:00 2015

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