lindafishes8 (lindafishes8) wrote in mfu_canteen,
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Just When I Thought it Was Safe to Do Some Gardening...

I live in an older home built in the 30's which has 6 cellar holes. Today, my wonderful nephew was helping me remove old and weeds and he found a little visitor lurking in the corner of one. A 14-inch garter snake! He was most likely keeping warm in the debris as it SNOWED last night! We released it into my vegetable garden and hope he stays there. Garter snakes eat crickets and small rodents (had to look that up.) Never had one living on my property before. Plenty of woodchucks, opossums and toads though. Funny thing was, neither of us was brave enough to pick it up with our hands and we both had gloves on. Here's a photo of one-
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