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mjp1368
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Does anyone know if it is true that if you have a non-poisonous snake on your property that poisonous snakes will stay away?

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Why would they? How would they even know?

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Snakes are us doesn't mention that theory in their guide for a snake free yard.

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Thank you. I believe it is an old-wives tale, heard it for years and was wondering if it was true.
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quote:
Originally posted by mjp1368:
Does anyone know if it is true that if you have a non-poisonous snake on your property that poisonous snakes will stay away?

marypike@marypikeins.com

The yard of the house I grew up in was backed by some woods and a lake; I've seen both non-poisonous snakes—garter snakes, something we called a "water snake" (probably a variety of Nerodia), and a type of kingsnake—and poisonous snakes (a type of rattlesnake).

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