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Offline Hamlet

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Snakes
« on: June 14, 2015, 16:08:35 PM »
Ripped the useless roof off our woodstore and found these coats that some squatters had left on top of the woodpile   :o




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Re: Snakes
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2015, 19:29:02 PM »
Good job it was only the skins you found then !!

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Re: Snakes
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2015, 20:57:50 PM »
Never seen a snake thank goodness, but we did see a large hedgehog running along the wall at our Villa.  It was moving pretty quickly. Never seen one before in Turkey.  I wonder how common they are?

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Re: Snakes
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2015, 21:02:30 PM »
Maybe too common for you Jacqui

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Re: Snakes
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2015, 21:12:35 PM »
Ooh I say.....

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Re: Snakes
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2015, 21:24:58 PM »
First for me, never seen one in Scotland either.  I will call it Sir Hedgehog if I see it again, then it will not be common.

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Re: Snakes
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2015, 06:14:23 AM »
Plenty of hedgehogs up here in Üzümlü much to the amusement of one of our dogs, who tries to pluck them, 2 in our garden in the last week.

Loads of tortoises, again to the joy of the dogs, 2 of which seem to think tortoises are like the Fray Bentos steak & kidney pies in a tin, they will often spend ages trying to hide from me whilst trying to break the shells open.

The joy of living in a rural community!  8)

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Re: Snakes
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2015, 07:45:08 AM »
Love to see the tortoises, we have some around us in Calis, but we are at the back of Calis in a more rural area too.   It is the big centipedes I hate, they give me the creeps.

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Re: Snakes
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2015, 08:53:55 AM »
Must admit I'm not being quite so adventurous in my off-roading with the dogs at the moment as I've seen a few snakes slithering around lately.....
Oh, and I found one of these critters in my lounge the other night....just glad it didn't sting any of the animals while I was out!


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Re: Snakes
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2015, 09:42:46 AM »
I wouldn't worry about snakes. They're far more frightened of you and the dogs and will almost always try to make a quick getaway.

Tortoises are probably more of a health hazard because most are infested with ticks that are always looking for fresh blood, and the tortoises also carry a strong strain of salmonella.




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