15Hammock Camping Re: OK.....first question
- Jan 9, 2003I'm not sure which snakes can climb trees. I know black racers and
chichen snakes do. I was a tree climber for several years in my
younger days and got quite a scare several times when I would climb
across one being real still or hid in a knot or nest. Good thing I
was tied in or I might have fell to the ground a few times. But I
don't ever recall seeing a Rattlesnake, Copperhead, or Water
Moccisian in a tree. But that said I don't know if they climb or
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ed Speer" <info@s...> wrote:
> I did once have a racoon climb down a tree I was tied to; another
> porcupine actually climbed a tree I was tied to! He stayed up all
> and finally came down at dawn. Neither animal bothered me or my
> The pie pan would probably work well in a situation like the
> in the Everglades when very large numbers of rats or racoons show
> looking for fresh water. It's rare, but does happen.
> small islands there are overrun by 1,000's of rats--if you didn't
> and camped on their island....!
> Our tree climbing snakes in the US are not poisonous, or are
> might be a concern in other parts of the world. I've seen snakes
> Amazon that easily hold their head 3 feet off the ground! I still
> safer in a hammock than on the ground.
> No. But I've hear of it happening and of people using pie pans,
> frisbies ect. as a block. I guess the wild critters havent had
> to figure it out like yard critters. I know a few squirls that
> would laugh at such attempts.
> Coy Boy
> -- In email@example.com, "Ed Speer" <info@s...> wrote:
> > I've never had any critters climb down the hanging straps; have
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