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Old 09-16-04, 01:24 AM   #8 (permalink)
Join Date: Aug-2004
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I don't know if snakes can sense Fear, but they can tell if you are physically calm or not-

A hyper person moving a lot while holding a snake, will make the snake uncomfortable.

A nervous shaking person, will have the same result.

A person who is scared stiff, but not sweating, will calm the snake.

A calm experienced snake handler, will also calm the snake.

I don't know if these are facts, I haven't even had enough personal experience for them to be live-opinions. But they're a thought...

Oh, and snakes CAN tell if you're sweating. A sweating shaking handler generally freaks out any snake. Ick, sweaty wet hands, can't blame the snake for freaking out...
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