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Weird Photo Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Snake on a stick!

We've all seen and heard about corn on a stick. And there are various other meats and vegetables on a stick, but a snake on a stick is a bit scary! This is a big stick (pole) and a big snake. If you ran across this guy (gal?) what would you do? I hope the photographer had a zoom lens! For more information about this photo, click here. For more weird and strange photographs, see our Digital Collections

I'm familiar with half a

I'm familiar with half a dozen species of desert snakes becuase I've been bitten by 3 variants of known poisonous desert snakes (rattle snake, pit viper, and the colorful coral snake) during three of our annual Arizona desert 'Find Yourself' peyote parties but the snake pictured here doesn't look like any I know, so no worries.