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Claim: Photograph shows a 9-foot rattlesnake caught in Texas.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2005]
Variations: Later versions of this e-mail forward place the pictured snake in Missouri:
Next time you're out in the tall grass, remember this one.Origins: We don't know the particulars of this photograph's origins, but it looks to be another case of a genuine image accompanied by some possibly inaccurate or exaggerated information. (The snake's positioning closer to the camera lens than the man holding it makes the reptile appear larger than it really is, and even a
This snake was recently found at the J & L Tack located just south of Poplar Bluff on Highway 67 south of Town.
Last updated: 11 June 2007
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