Here’s Why Texas Indigo Snakes Are Good to Have Around [VIDEO]

Photographer: LA Dawson, animals courtesy of Austin Reptile Service.
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What is it about shocking snake videos? For some reason, we just can’t get enough of them.

The more unbelievable, terrifying, or flat out disgusting, the more these videos seem to draw us in. In some strange way, these videos appeal to our sense of survival. Maybe it’s the need to test ourselves in a way…

Maybe we need to know just how we might react if we were to actually come face to face with a massive anaconda? Where can you find the world’s largest cottonmouth? Or who would win in an epic showdown between a rattlesnake and a water moccasin?

These are the all-important questions that occupy the mind of any good hunter or outdoorsman from time to time…

For the answers to these questions and more, continue reading… 

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The Texas Indigo Snake is a good guy to have around. This non-venomous snake spends most of its time hiding and is an opportunistic eater, regularly dining on rattlesnakes. In fact, ranchers have a saying in South Texas, “If it’s indigo, let it go.”

Texas Indigo Snakes are surprisingly colored and surprisingly large. Adults commonly reach lengths of 6-8 feet.

Up Next: “Cottonmouthzilla: Caught on Video!”

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