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Family's dogs save children from copperhead

BRANDON, Fla. — Two dogs are being hailed heroes after they helped save two young children from the quick strike of a venomous copperhead.

Four-year-old Zayden and one-year-old Mallory were playing in the garden outside their family home in Florida when the dogs spotted the snake just inches away, … 119 more words

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Neighbors on alert after venomous snake bites beagle in NC backyard

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MATTHEWS, N.C. — A 1-year-old beagle named Mabel is recovering from a snakebite, and her owner told WSOC she feared the dog wouldn’t make it after a copperhead slithered into their Matthews backyard and attacked the pup Thursday. 160 more words

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You could smell the whiskey burnin' down ...

“Copperhead Road”


Well my name’s John Lee Pettimore
Same as my daddy and his daddy before
You hardly ever saw Grandaddy down here
He only came to town about twice a year… 240 more words

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Carrboro to Saxapahaw

Today I knocked out a nearly 20-mile walk, following a standard local bike route from my house in Carrboro to the Saxapahaw General Store. I figured it would take a bit more than 5 hours, so to beat the heat I left at 6:45am. 669 more words

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Barnhart Family Met By Copperhead Snake on Porch

BARNHART, Mo. (KMOX) – A family in Barnhart makes a scary discovery on their porch – a copperhead snake.

Joe Jerek of the Missouri Department of  Conservation says the coldblooded reptiles like to get sun in the morning to warm up, but then will go find a shady spot as the day gets hotter. 81 more words

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Creatures on the Trail

So, I found this little guy (or girl) while hiking with my Dad the other day. First and foremost, he was never harmed. A majority of the time I can ID any animal or insect on a trail, but I have a hard time IDing certain trees. 232 more words

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