Professional snake handlers will usually use a hook to pick the snake up,
and then quickly deposit it in a cloth bag. I think it's a combo of the
darkness and confinement that tends to calm them down and allows them to be
On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 9:38 AM Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At 3/10/2020 06:16 AM, Paul wrote:
> >Wow. Nothing to mess around with - glad you got it safely out of the
> Once I put the rag shirt over the snake, everything went smoothly. I think
> the cover makes them feel safer.
> I didn't know snakes are deaf, but are sensitive to vibration. Might be
> why they are easily startled. It's strange that on first sight I did not
> know what I was looking at, just that it didn't look like any of my junk
> (which I have too much of). Also glad it was in plain sight.
> At least it stuck around long enough for the photo shoot.
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