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Old 08-09-2007, 09:55 PM   #1  
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Default Rattler's decapitated head bites Prosser man

Prosser is a cute little town in the southeastern corner of Washington State. I like to visit the wineries there. Just don't pick up the head of a rattlesnake even after you've chopped off its head with a shovel.

Check it out yourself at http://ci.prosser.wa.us/


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PROSSER A man was bitten by the decapitated head of a rattlesnake on his property near Prosser.

Fifty-three-year-old Danny Anderson and his son saw the five-foot snake Monday evening while feeding horses. They pinned it with a pipe and cut off its head with a shovel.

When Anderson reached down to pick it up he says the snake head twisted around and bit his index finger. He says if felt like his hand was in a fire pit.

In the ten minutes it took to reach Prosser Memorial Hospital the venom spread through his body and his tongue had already started to swell. He was treated with shots at the hospital and at Kadlec Medical Center in Richland.

State Fish and Wildlife Department biologist Mike Livingston says it's possible the snake had the heat-sensing ability to make one last attack or it may have been a reflex.
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Old 08-09-2007, 10:27 PM   #2  
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Dang. I friggen hate snakes. I rode over one on the bike path the other day. They like to stretch out on the asphalt, I guess. Didn't see it in time to miss it. I had time to lift up my legs, though, incase a decapatated head attacked me.

What was weird, was, on my way back I was lookin' for that dead snake. I would think running over a snake on a bike would kill it. But it got away. I think it's after me to this day....
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my mother ran a snake over with a Blazer about 4 times, and he slithered away happily (only to be beaten to death by a shovel) point being, they are tough lil p.o.s.
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Next time you guys run over a snake or chop a head off with a shovel, could you save the body for me? I'd like to make hot and sour snake soup. It's supposed to be an aphrodisiac or some such nonsense.
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I'm tired of these Mother F#!^&%g snakes on this mother F&%&*g Plane
- Samuel L Jackson
God that was a horrible movie
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I'm tired of these Mother F#!^&%g snakes on this mother F&%&*g Plane
- Samuel L Jackson
God that was a horrible movie

Yeah but the flt attendant was pretty cute.. Sunny Mabrey...... I think her name is.
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