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Old 08-23-2011, 03:48 AM
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Ok it finally happened...and it was my own fault. I was feeding Alice this evening and took my eyes off her for a second. I guess my hand was the right temp and the rat was a bit cold. She got my on the middle knuckle of my middle finger with her upper jaw and the same area on the ring finger. As this was a feeding strike she then tried to coil my fingers. The pressure was amazing. Now Alice is 6.5ft and is rather strong. She held on for about 45 seconds before letting go.............and then shot up to her "safe area". My ring finger has a few little holes in it but my middle finger got the brunt of it, she latched on and then pulled so I have a few cuts rather than pin holes. No worse than a scratch off a kitten...........but def. not fun....lol
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Old 08-23-2011, 04:15 AM
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She got you a good one raptor! Ouch!
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Old 08-23-2011, 10:38 AM
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Well thats a war story for you! I was so proud of mine and Judy is only a meter. I will never be able to mention my bite again after reading your story. Plus was so quick she just wacked and over; i never even realised what happened until i saw the blood. Having her hold on must be scary as you have no idea how long before she realises the mistake and lets go; if at all. The advice to keep alcohol in the first aid box to pour around the mouth to cause her to let go does not help when you in the clutch of a 6 foot plus snake and the box is in the next room. Hope you toasted her with a good whisky.
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Old 08-23-2011, 01:31 PM
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Never happened......I don't see any pictures of it!!! LOL
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Old 08-23-2011, 03:49 PM
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Lol, I'm with buckwheat!! Haha, but that's awesome raptor, cause now you can hold your middle finger up to the world and be like "Look what my snake did to me!" ;P
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:27 PM
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Had to go for my B12 injection today and the nurse insisted I have the injection in the arm that was not bitten in case it's venomous...I tried to tell her...I really did. We went from " have they had their fangs out" to " the poison must really hurt when they squeeze you"...I was trying so hard not to laugh.

In truth there isn't much to see now, just some small holes and a nice bruise on the knuckle ( that snake has long teeth! ). I'm hoping no teeth broke off too!
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Old 08-23-2011, 06:21 PM
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This is where she got me...Not much to see now though. But considering her head size I still got off lightly.


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Old 08-23-2011, 08:35 PM
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We wanted to the BLOOD man!!!! LMAO
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Old 08-24-2011, 12:32 PM
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Sorry....wife got her priorities wrong...she brought tissues rather than the camera, she has been corrected for next time.....lol
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Old 08-24-2011, 02:48 PM
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I had to open my mouth and last nite my lavender retic got me on the hand!!
I'll put the pics up shortly
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