Monthly Archives: December 2014
I don’t care much for snakes although I’m not really afraid of them unless, of course, they have big gnarly teeth, have a reall bad attitude or are longer than my arm. Then, I confess, I become a tad apprehensive but I have a growing sense that we’re all going to have to get used to snakes more than ever before.
Goodness snakes; they’re everywhere these days – even in the news.
So many people have released their Burmese and African Rock pythons in Florida that the Department of Wildlife has given up trying to eradicate them all. Those little buggers have settled in quite nicely and are breeding like bunnies. The Burmese python has aclimatized in the Everglades while the African Rock python, which is more of an up-town kind of snake has settled in around Miami. No doubt because of the Mai Tais and Latin music. Continue reading