New Neighbor

We finally made it to North Florida! Brooke is at St. Marks and I am home.

When we arrived it was 78F, which made me want to turn tail and go back to Wisconsin. I’d trade hot for a camper with no water and a frozen porta-potty any day!

After getting Brooke’s camper set up we headed out to the blind to find Henry and Johnny aka Whooping cranes 5-12 & 30-16. We did not see them but the beeps from their VHF radios told us they were close.

As we walked back to the van we heard a rustle and met the new guy in town.

A young Cottonmouth snake…

If it remains hot he will be a regular and I am sure Brooke will name him. Good times… NOT!!!

LEARN MORE – about Cottonmouth/Water Moccasin snakes

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3 Comments

  1. Jean P. aka CrabtowneMd December 20, 2017 9:04 pm

    YIKES ! that is not a friendly welcoming committee. Hope it cools off enough for him to hibernate. It is wonderful news that you arrived safely and were able to hear Henry and 30-16. Thank you for your dedication to the whoopers and for keeping their fans posted.

  2. Cheryl Murphy December 20, 2017 6:24 pm

    Yikes!!! Glad you made it safely. Stay cool if you can. TY for the update.

  3. Diane Riffel December 20, 2017 4:43 pm

    Yikes!

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