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« on: October 23, 2008, 10:39:54 PM »

I must have stepped over this guy while I was looking up into some trees along the field road while I was trying to photograph some birds.
When I turned around to start back the way I had come there he was about 10ft away between me and my truck.
He had his mouth open the whole time I was shooting.










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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2008, 10:43:59 PM »

Is that a copperhead or a cottonmouth??  ???
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« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2008, 10:49:26 PM »



   I think thats  Florida cottonmouth
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« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2008, 10:55:10 PM »

That's not a Copperhead.

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« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2008, 10:58:27 PM »

as the pics went on, I would agree with the cottonmouth, and one getting POed at that...  love that threat display...  
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« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2008, 11:00:15 PM »

I stand corrected! I guess that's why I don't do reptiles. I do know it scared me almost to death! Thanks for the correction though.
I corrected my original post for those that may be seaching for Cottonmouth reference photos.
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« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2010, 06:49:43 PM »

I suspect its a pregnant female and cottonmouths will display their mouths as a warning. She was just chilling, warming up the babies inside. they are ovoviviparous., live birth.
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« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2010, 06:54:27 PM »

Every cottonmouth ive ever seen has had its mouth open like that, they dont like humans at all.
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« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2010, 08:14:45 PM »

a Florida cotton mouth in Mississippi? ??? ??? ???
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« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2010, 09:08:16 PM »

COTTON MOUTH!!
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« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2010, 09:09:08 PM »

Lucky that dude didn't crawl up your leg!!
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« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2010, 09:12:11 PM »

They are usually pretty aggressive! Thats a mean snake right there!
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« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2010, 08:06:14 PM »

I dont like either snake to big for me to be stepping over cool pics though
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« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2010, 08:16:09 PM »

they are agressive but usualy just bluff but they are dang good bluffers they will charge you and at last second stop and turn
i have had them crawl in the boat with me and have had way too many encounter than i care for .
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« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2010, 09:33:04 PM »

That is a cotton mouth. I killed one back in 93 that was 5 ft long, if I can find the pic I will post it.
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