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    Mom Finds Snake Coiled On Baby's Leg In Crib

    Mom Finds Snake Coiled On Baby's Leg In Crib

    (AP) A Long Island animal shelter is a temporary home for a 1-foot-long snake that a mother found coiled on her 7-month-old daughter's leg as the baby slept in a crib.

    Cari Abatemarco of upstate Troy says she was visiting family in Brentwood last week when her baby's cries woke her one night. She tells Newsday that she found a snake wrapped around her daughter's leg.


    http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/...e=search_story

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    Yeah, I would have freaked out....

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    I saw that on GMA. That is sooooo scary The little girl was precious!

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    I am very afraid of snakes. I would have had a heart attack. I also would have killed everyone in the house with my screams!

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    I hate snakes so BAD. Even if I see a grass snake im runnin the other way.

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    I would have ran screaming from the house I hate snakes. I wonder where this snake came from they said it must of been a pet.

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    I can deal with snakes, no problems. Spiders on the other hand....

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    I don't think a snake that small had the baby in mind for a meal, just a roost.
    King snakes are very useful predators and I'm glad that mother had the courage to remove it and present it intact to authorities. I don't think I would have been that calm in that circumstance even though I do like and appreciate snakes. I wonder what else was in that room that attracted the snake in the first place, like a rat or mouse.

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    i read that and thought... holy crap!
    i would have peed myself!
    i bet the snake was just trying to get warm

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    I would have had a heart attack. I saw the mom and the snake on the news this morning, and if I saw that thing wrapped around my child, I hope I would be able to react quickly in a responsible manner. I cannot handle snakes. Snakes are #1 on my list of unacceptable pets for Mr. Masterj to give to our future children.


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    I read somewhere recently that people get snakes for pets and then when they move they just let them go...anywhere! I hate snakes. I live in the mountains and we have them up here in the road a lot. So far, nothing in the house!! YIKES.
    "Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect" Steven Wright

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    I would flip out if I saw that I can handle touching them when I know they are there but not around my baby.

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    I like snakes a lot - but I don't know that I'd want to find one wrapped around my child's leg! Yikes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nanandjim View Post
    I am very afraid of snakes. I would have had a heart attack. I also would have killed everyone in the house with my screams!
    Nan, I don't think it'd be JUST my house here -- I think the people living in the next town would hear me!!! *needing a fainting smiley here* I absolutely can not handle snakes, spiders, most bugs for that matter. UUUUGGGGHHHHH!!!!!



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