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"Boy Snakes Have No Hair"

The other day, John decided he needed to mow, so he and McKayla went down to the garage to get the lawnmower. A few minutes later, McKayla calls me, wanting me to "come ere!".

This is what they found.

Do you see the tail at the very bottom left corner? You can sort of follow his tail into the cage.

Can you see him now?

Ok, now I know you can see him here.

And how do I know for a fact that it's a he?

Well, b/c McKayla (in telling Grandpa what we saw) insists that it's a boy snake b/c he doesn't have any hair. LOL! She's basing this off of Daddy, who shaves and has no hair and girls who have long hair. :-D

Then Grandpa, being silly, asks her if he was wearing any shoes. She, says no, b/c he just had a tail. Grandpa then tells her that he saw a snake the other day wearing a blue shirt, shoes and sunglasses. She laughs and tells him that he's silly. I then tell her that I think Grandpa is pulling her leg in which she replies "But he can't reach my foot through the phone!". Quite literal this gal, but never a dull moment. :-)

Mr. Snake apparently lives under the sidewalk. He can continue to live there as he sees fit, he's not harming anything by being there and even helping by keeping mice and such at bay.


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