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Old 01-17-2013, 10:47 AM   #43
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Didn't I see somewhere, perhaps in a U.S. National Geographic Special, that the way to find Pythons is to wade barefoot through the swamps and "feel" them out with your toes?
I think I read that in a book that was more or less written posthumously, credited to a guy whose last words were "watch this"!

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Old 01-17-2013, 11:03 AM   #44
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Des, it may have been the National Geographic as they do have a show called the Python Hunter. In fact I recall now that it was actually one of the guys from that show who I mentioned in Post 39 who expressed concern for the safety of the hunters.
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Old 01-17-2013, 03:02 PM   #45
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Didn't I see somewhere, perhaps in a U.S. National Geographic Special, that the way to find Pythons is to wade barefoot through the swamps and "feel" them out with your toes?
I saw that on a documentary but it was for Anaconda research in the Amazon. A bigger more dangerous snake as they use drowning as a tactic.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:07 PM   #46
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Yeh, that's the one!

Now, how does one distinguish between an Anaconda and a Python -- kind of like is that a Shark or a Barracuda swimming towards me?
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If you have eyes in your toes, this should help:



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Dear Florida:

We here at Fiberglass RV are aware that your beautiful State is presently undergoing a combined assault by members of the Animal Kingdom, namely "Vultures" and "Pythons". (We are at present leaving the scourge in South Florida called "Mickey Mouse" out of the picture)

This letter is to suggest that you immediately undertake an Effort to coat all pythons with a rubber-like compound in order to make them more attractive to Vultures than automobile rubber things presently appear to be.

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The rubber-like compound should be black in color because, let's face it, that's the color of most automobile rubber. Why else would vultures eat it- or for that matter, snakes? Hello?

We expect the result to be entirely to your satisfaction.

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Excellent idea! The local Lowe's Home Improvement sells Plasti-Dip rubberized coating in a "Camo Black" aerosol spray can. We'll order a few cases to initially do a study test...
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Dear Florida:



We here at Fiberglass RV are aware that your beautiful State is presently undergoing a combined assault by members of the Animal Kingdom, namely "Vultures" and "Pythons". (We are at present leaving the scourge in South Florida called "Mickey Mouse" out of the picture)



This letter is to suggest that you immediately undertake an Effort to coat all pythons with a rubber-like compound in order to make them more attractive to Vultures than automobile rubber things presently appear to be.



Note:

The rubber-like compound should be black in color because, let's face it, that's the color of most automobile rubber. Why else would vultures eat it- or for that matter, snakes? Hello?



We expect the result to be entirely to your satisfaction.



Love and Kisses,



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Many in Florida consider Snowbirds to be a greater scourge/less desirable than either pythons or vultures!


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Many in Florida consider Snowbirds to be a greater scourge/less desirable than either pythons or vultures!


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Gotta love that good ole Florida hospitality.

Didn't say that was my feeling about snowbirds. It could be said that every snowbird that comes raises the collective IQ of the state. Here in God's waiting room there are a lot of individuals who whine and complain about everything, whether it's snowbirds, Yankees, liberals, conservatives, the heat and humidity in the summer, taxes, spring breakers, traffic, lousy restaurants, salt air, rain, etc. My original post was somewhat tongue-in-cheek......Being a transplant myself, I can understand why people want to spend the winter here. I personally have a lot of friends who are snowbirds.


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I have lived in Florida long enough that I consider myself a Floridian. Now, there are plusses and minuses with the flocking of so many snowbirds to our state each winter. From my perspective, they about fill up my good fishing campsites each year during their frigid and our temperate winter months. On the plus side, though, which far outweighs the minus, is that Florida is one of the few states that has no state income tax. And its all those dollars the snowbirds & tourists spend down here which is partly responsible for that for all us Floridians. So, welcome to all you snowbirds. Keep coming down & spending your money down here. Most of us that know, really don't mind at all.
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