Rattlesnake v. Chipmunk

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Rattlesnake v. Chipmunk

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‹‹group photo   Wayah Bald  Rattlesnake v. Chipmunk  not exactly wildLIFE...

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Walked up on this pair somewhere in Virginia. You guess who won the contest.

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  1. #1 Stoker53
    Lone Star...you could spend the rest of your life in the woods and never see anything like this again. Great photo !!!!
  2. #2 Turtle2
    Fabulous! What timing!!
  3. #3 gonzo
    Spot on. Thank God for the "zoom" feature on a camera! Did the snake end up eating the chipmunk?
  4. #4 Lone Star
    The chipmunk was barely breathing when I walked up on the pair. The snake was very relaxed, so I watched for about 5 minutes to see what would happen. The chipmunk was still alive then, I needed to be on my way and I had passed a little girl hiking with her dad not too long before then, so before I left I moved the pair well off to the side of the trail. Didn't want him to become agitated as she passed by.
  5. #5 refreeman
    Re: Rattlesnake v. Chipmunk
    Awesome picture!

    Hmm so the snake was just waiting for the venom to do its job on the chipmunk?
  6. #6 wilderness bob
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    Great photo, at first look the snake resembles a Copperhead instead of a Rattler. Regardless, I bet what type of snake it was did not matter to the Chipmunk (aka trail snack)
  7. #7 Hammock Hanger
    Re: Rattlesnake v. Chipmunk
    Looks like dinner to me... Nice photo.
  8. #8 dpage
    Re: Rattlesnake v. Chipmunk
    great pic!!!
  9. #9 rdsoxfan
    Re: Rattlesnake v. Chipmunk
    This is a tremedous photo....looks like some dinner for the snake. Better the chippy than you!
  10. #10 Egads
    Re: Rattlesnake v. Chipmunk
    I always enjoy this pic when I happen upon it
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