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Elk Island Park

Posted by beegood Zone 3 Alberta (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 15, 12 at 15:35

Went for a hike and wiener roast on Fri and except for a few birds this was the only wild life is saw.At least it was pretty.

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RE: Elk Island Park

Nice! Love snakes. She'll be heading home soon for the winter.


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RE: Elk Island Park

  • Posted by beegood Zone 3 Alberta (My Page) on
    Sat, Sep 15, 12 at 16:28

Thanks. Isn't there a place in Man where they come out of hibernation in the spring by the hundreds ? I have seen a TV show about that. See very few snakes now. Lots when I was a kid in Northern Ont.


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Nice find!


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a town called winnipegossis manitoba (40 miles north of dauphin) hails as the garter snake capital of the world.. i lived not far from there but apparently there is an old quarry where millions congregate to do the twisty turny. hundreds were killed on the hwys ea yr as they make their way across..or not.


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I missed this... the conservation area is actually just north of Narcisse in Manitoba. There are other snake dens all over the Interlake region and I'm sure there are snakes at Winnipegosis, but I've never heard it called the capital of the world. The Narcisse pit is the largest known gathering of snakes in the world.


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