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Dangerous wildlife. America.

Where in the USA would you be most frightened to step outside with your little pooch and head out for a nice long walk?

(I'm referring to animals -so no jokes about Baltimore or Chicago etc...I mean you can tell them, of know what I mean).

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by Anonymousreply 2006/30/2020

I would be scared in the Southwestern deserts- desert animals are scrappier and mean. More likely to attack. Plus, being so isolated means if me or my puppy got bitten by something venemous we'd be far away from help.

by Anonymousreply 106/29/2020

The ticks are really what people need to worry about.

by Anonymousreply 206/29/2020

Definitely the SW desert. Black widows, rattlesnakes, scorpions. Nooo thanks.

by Anonymousreply 306/29/2020

Yellowstone and the surrounding region probably has the highest concentration of apex predators -- grizzly bears, wolves, mountain lions, black bears. Running into a grizzly bear is a real concern there. I came across more than a few on a few hikes. Never hike alone there.

by Anonymousreply 406/29/2020

I live in a densely populated area of LA County, less than 1/2 mile from two major freeways, and we've had bears, mountain lions, and coyotes in our neighborhood.

by Anonymousreply 506/29/2020

We have coyotes in our neighborhood. People have seen them walking down the middle of the street at night. They eat cats, little fluffy lap dogs and rabbits.

If you see one near your home, you’re supposed to make loud obnoxious noises so they’ll think you’re scary. Honk your horn, bang pots and pans. Use your voice so they know humans are the cause of the noise. Don’t have a peaceful interaction with them because it teaches them it’s fine to get really close to houses and snatch pets.

Walk in remote areas with a air horn, that will scare damn near anything and they’ll be happy to get away from it.

by Anonymousreply 606/29/2020

I just bring Cheryl with me wherever I go.

by Anonymousreply 706/29/2020


by Anonymousreply 806/29/2020

[quote]Yellowstone and the surrounding region probably has the highest concentration of apex predators -- grizzly bears, wolves, mountain lions, black bears. Running into a grizzly bear is a real concern there. I came across more than a few on a few hikes.

Yet you don't say what you did. Saying what you did to save your life could save a gay life.

by Anonymousreply 906/29/2020

Bitches, please. I live in southwest Broward County. Within the past 2-3 years, we've had the following within a mile of my house:

* 3 gators

* 2 pythons

* Asian water monitor

* countless water moccasins & rattlesnakes. A few months ago, one of my literal neighbors had one on his front porch.

And this isn't out in the country... my area is at least as urban as Staten Island. The nearest virgin vacant lot that's never been touched by a bulldozer is at LEAST a mile away... probably 2 or 3.

by Anonymousreply 1006/29/2020

I had to google "water moccasins".


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by Anonymousreply 1106/29/2020

I seriously hope to Jeohvah, Xenu, and the Flying Spaghetti Monster that this post about a guy releasing king cobras into the Everglades is a joke. If it's a not, this guy seriously needs to be thrown into a pit full of them as punishment, because those fuckers will breed like crazy if a pair of them ever get released into the Everglades.

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by Anonymousreply 1206/29/2020

R10 What’s an Asian water monitor? Is it some Chinese dude staring at a lake and holding a clipboard?

by Anonymousreply 1306/30/2020

The ferocious cougars of West LA.

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by Anonymousreply 1406/30/2020

Are you kidding? Did you not read my post about the raccoon in my back yard?

by Anonymousreply 1506/30/2020

R12 There are already cobras in Florida. A couple of years ago, someone was going door-to-door letting neighbors know his had disappeared. A few years before that, a large (I forget how many feet) snake skin that had been shed by a King Cobra was found in the front yard of an apartment building.

by Anonymousreply 1606/30/2020

Sharks ... the answer is always sharks.

by Anonymousreply 1706/30/2020

Feral chickens, those fuckers peck really hard.

by Anonymousreply 1806/30/2020

Giant snakeS sound absolutely terrifying!

by Anonymousreply 1906/30/2020

If I lived in Florida, I'd be more concerned about other Floridians than I would about any animals.

by Anonymousreply 2006/30/2020
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