15' rattlesnake

15' rattlesnake

caught in Saint Augustine Florida, reported as the largest on record.

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 3:30 PM

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6' maybe

At most.

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 3:40 PM

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I don't know for sure

it was reported in the news at 15', the story got a lot of attention, 6' rattlesnakes are not uncommon in NE Florida.

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 3:41 PM

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dude with the camera is likely 6'~

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 3:49 PM

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ok

How far away is the "dude" with the camera?
How big around is the aluminium pole holding the snake?
What would a 15' snake weigh?
Not looking for an argument 1911 and Hamp.
I just want reasonable answers.
I saw this same photo about 2 months ago with a reported weight of 170lb.
OK, I weigh about 170, anybody want to pick me up on the end of a 10' pole?

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 3:55 PM

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I see your point....

Look at the bow in the pole, I would wager more than one guy holding it up and in the end, I really don't care how long it was.....Big bastard though, I hate snakes.

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 3:58 PM

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agreed

6 ft... I've seen bigger diamondbacks in the desert. one had a jack rabbit half way down its throat. That thing was a beast! I've also seen a king snake (I think, not a rattler) that was as long as the width of the two lane road. I wouldn't doubt it was 15"

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 3:59 PM

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10-4 Hamp

The only good snake is a dead snake, well, not our boy mr. solid snake.
Kinda goes for jihad sumbeeches too!
As I said, I don't want to piss anyone off, just want ya'll to think.
That pole would buckle under the weight of a 15' snake.

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 5:44 PM

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Rattler

Vaquero, you got more questions than Snake. That is the 2 leged 1.
That kid can ask more damn questions than I could when I waz a kid. I can remember my Dad telli'n me " Quit ask'in so damn many ?'S!!
I asked 'why'??
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4 years 3 weeks ago, 6:01 PM

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well Lyle

It all just seemed "questionable".

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 6:09 PM

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update

I found updated information about the size of this snake it actually measured 7'3", there was a
lot of hype when the snake was found but the real details came out later.

Well for nothing else it made you think, plus you guys really know your snakes.

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 6:13 PM

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burmese python to me.

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 6:19 PM

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Thanks for the update. I've got to know snakes living and working where I do.
I aint too far from Sweetwater a lot of the time. Worlds largest Rattlesnake Roundup. Lots of damn snakes of many different kinds.

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 6:32 PM

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Later guys

One of the locals just clued me in on a range about 3 miles from here. Gotta go check it out and see what kind of hardware to bring after the 4th!

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 6:42 PM

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Snake

65 lbs I am assuming....could be more.

4 years 3 weeks ago, 7:09 PM

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4 Station trap/skeet.

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 9:23 PM

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Fire up the grill

Looks like darn good eaten to me

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4 years 3 weeks ago, 12:06 AM

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Big Ass Snake..

That skin would make a nice camo. set up for us desert folk.. That meat would make a good meal when cooked up in some butter and garlic..

4 years 3 weeks ago, 12:12 AM

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ill bring the plates and potato salad lol!

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