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Old Jun 3, 2011, 12:51 PM   #1
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Monday while outside playing with my eleven month old son I noticed that the bluejays inn the back yard were much noisier than usual. After chasing them off a couple of times I noticed this three and a half foot black racer in the carport. Since I was out with my son and my neighbor was close by he kindly removed the snake. I was able to snap a few pictures after passing my son to my wife, who I warned not to come out through the carport door, and grabbing my camera.
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Old Jun 3, 2011, 1:08 PM   #2
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Cool shot.

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Old Jun 3, 2011, 2:26 PM   #3
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It looks like a black rat snake. They are very docile and will let you handle them quite easily in the wild. A black racer will usually "run off" pretty fast from you.

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Old Jun 7, 2011, 4:59 AM   #4
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Either way, I wouldn't get that close to it!
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Old Jun 7, 2011, 2:45 PM   #5
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nice shot
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