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Phil & Mel In The Morning

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Monday afternoon came with a sss-urprise. My sss-on was sss-tartled by a sss-nake in our driveway. Thankfully, it was a harmless black rat snake. Not just harmless, but helpful since they eat rodents.

I used to be deathly afraid of snakes, to the point that I couldn’t walk through the reptile house at the zoo. Now that I’ve been seeing them on my property for years, I’m somewhat fascinated by them.

Phil Harris/WKQC

This particular black rat snake did something I had never seen one do before. It climbed a tree.

Phil Harris/WKQC

And it stayed there for a long time.

Phil Harris/WKQC

For all I know, that snake is still up there.