An Australian nature blog by teacher, poet and birder, Lorne Johnson
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
AND ANOTHER VENOMOUS SNAKE
Late last week, a 50cm long Copperhead, very attractive in its grey, bronze and pale yellow, turned up in my front yard. I guess it was a young specimen. I retrieved my spade and scooped it up. The snake was docile, not attempting to strike at the spade or anything else. I took it across the road and gently lowered it into dense vegetation at the edge of paddocks. It hasn't returned. LJ, 21 January 2014.