It may be a bull snake
and from its behaviour, it could well be.
SLIPPERY CUSTOMER: Bull snake found in Dublin housewife's kitchen' A REAL CHARMER: Saint Patrick
Bull snakes are constrictors from North America which kill by squeezing victims until they stop breathing.
The five-foot American bull snake
which is capable of choking a baby to death was named Phoenix after Dublin's main park.
The snakes that form the hair are not vipers but bull snakes
which aid farmers in keeping down pests.
A POT-BELLIED pig, a five foot bull snake
, four pups and two cats make up a bizarre band of orphans dumped within days of one another by cruel owners.
She took the 6ft-long American bull snake
to vet Caroline Coombs, who gave Cyd an X-ray that revealed the bulb.
Nigel's four-bedroom Bristol home is like Noah's Ark, housing an 8ft bull snake
, an Indian python, two bearded dragon lizards, two owls, two giant tortoises, swarms of locusts and assorted frogs and toads.
I have used aggressive, but relatively harmless, bull snakes
to dissuade my dogs from further interest in snakes.
5, when two bull snakes
sneaked into the transformer and plunged the opera house into darkness.
Unaware of its true ceremonial significance, outsiders photographed the Snake Dance, commercialized it, and even imitated it using bull snakes
or fake wooden rattlesnakes.
do not mate with rattle snakes but will in fact drive them away.