Kiss my Asp

Jonesborough, TN

#1 May 2, 2010
I heard on the scanner last night that they had a call from Shoun's Manor (I think). They said the caller said there was a rattlesnake in their apartment. Has anyone heard anything about whither they found one or not?
Resident

Greeneville, TN

#2 May 2, 2010
I heard the same call but then it got quiet on the scanner and I never heard any more about it.I think it was apt 18.
logger

Blountville, TN

#3 May 2, 2010
my brother works for the t w a ,and he told me they let 12 female and two male timber rattlesnakes free behind the rock qurry at maymead,and another set on the back of iron mtn at the first of april,they dont tell the public because their worried people will hunt them
sos

United States

#4 May 3, 2010
logger wrote:
my brother works for the t w a ,and he told me they let 12 female and two male timber rattlesnakes free behind the rock qurry at maymead,and another set on the back of iron mtn at the first of april,they dont tell the public because their worried people will hunt them
dont you think you just told everyone?duh!
Resident

Johnson City, TN

#5 May 3, 2010
I for one say the only good snake is a dead one.If they do have to let some out they should not let out poison ones that can kill people.
I agree

Georgetown, TN

#6 May 3, 2010
Resident wrote:
I for one say the only good snake is a dead one.If they do have to let some out they should not let out poison ones that can kill people.
If those rattlesnakes bites and kills some one will TWRA be held liable? Just wondering and I agree the only good snake is a dead one.
sos

United States

#7 May 3, 2010
Resident wrote:
I for one say the only good snake is a dead one.If they do have to let some out they should not let out poison ones that can kill people.
I totally agree with you on that.And believe it or not it is against the law to kill a snake in Tennessee.Isnt that stupid?
Mezs

Elizabethton, TN

#9 May 3, 2010
SOS,yes stupid.
Uptown

Johnson City, TN

#10 May 3, 2010
The only good snake is a DEAD one, and if I encounter one if had better be ready to die.
Carlos

Elizabethton, TN

#11 May 3, 2010
Uptown wrote:
The only good snake is a DEAD one, and if I encounter one if had better be ready to die.
Is it true that a Black Snake will kill a Copperhead on instinct?
Blacksnake

Kingsport, TN

#12 May 3, 2010
Carlos wrote:
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Is it true that a Black Snake will kill a Copperhead on instinct?
Yes, it is true, and I will kill it on instinct. And its mama and daddy and brothers and sisters if I find them. I don't kill blacksnakes, corn snakes, water snakes, etc., because they eat insects and rodents. But when we have to deal with poisonous snakes, we have to protect ourselves. What about logging, woodcutting for the fall, stacking lumber, working in outbuildings and sheds?
I object.
JustWondering

United States

#13 May 4, 2010
Is it true that it is illegal to kill a snake in Tn? I am having a hard time finding any accredited information on the subject!

Since: Oct 09

Clearwater, FL

#14 May 5, 2010
Yes it is illegal. If you go to the TWRA website
and click on the option for "wildlife watchers" on
the left side of the screen it will take you to a new screen where you can select "snakes of Tennessee". On the opening page there is a statement under the TWRA logo that cites the law.
As far as danger goes, it's more dangerous to
drive or walk across a street...every venomous
snake has the option of injecting venom or not.
In most cases bites are "dry" bites meant to
warn the person to leave the snake alone.
sos

United States

#15 May 5, 2010
JustWondering wrote:
Is it true that it is illegal to kill a snake in Tn? I am having a hard time finding any accredited information on the subject!
yes it is very true.they passed that law in tennessee a few years ago.but i think it is one of the most stupid laws ever.
Johnny

Johnson City, TN

#16 May 5, 2010
the only good snake is a dead one
lmao

Erwin, TN

#17 May 6, 2010
I've walked along these streets several times... I've come close to getting snake bit numerous times. once a cursed rattlesnake tagged the cuffs of my pants and ended up hitting the top of my shoe. if it had of stuck just a few millimeters lower it would have stuck flesh instead of getting swung into my shoe. the worst part was I never heard it or saw it until after it struck. I apparently come up on it in surprise.
now I know who to sue if a rattlesnake bites me.
I will say this if it comes between me and a snake. the snake will lose.

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