Claim: Photographs show a 15-foot diamondback rattlesnake captured in Florida.
REAL PHOTOGRAPHS; INACCURATE DESCRIPTION
Example: [Collected via e-mail, December 2009]
15 ft. Eastern Diamondback rattlesnake caught yesterday at the
What a monster! I made a call to the St. John’s County Sheriff’s office and the lady who answered the phone said it is real and happened about two months ago which would put it in September or October, 2009. I have heard of Eastern Diamond Backs being killed that were in excess of
Variations: Variant versions place the capture of the snake shown above in Canton, Texas, or “just south of Cape Town.”
Origins: The photographs displayed above do show an eastern diamondback rattlesnake which was captured in the
Eastern diamondback rattlers average about
It was an eastern diamondback rattlesnake that measured Homeowner Howard McGaffney saw the snake on the perimeter of his neighborhood, Tuscany Village, near State Someone called the sheriff’s office and A1 Trapper Man, a local wildlife trapper, to deal with it.
A venomous snake over seven feet long was discovered in a neighborhood over the weekend.
It was an eastern diamondback rattlesnake that measured
Homeowner Howard McGaffney saw the snake on the perimeter of his neighborhood, Tuscany Village, near State
Someone called the sheriff’s office and A1 Trapper Man, a local wildlife trapper, to deal with it.
Last updated: 5 July 2015
First Coast News. “Giant Rattlesnake Found in Neighborhood.” 30 September 2009.
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