1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Hey Florida, how bout them Burmese Pythons?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by oZmonKey, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. Jan 31, 2012 at 6:12 AM
    #1
    oZmonKey

    oZmonKey [OP] Big Metal Hubajube

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Member:
    #49599
    Messages:
    1,249
    Gender:
    Male
    Northern Colorado
    Vehicle:
    Black 98
    Unknown Spacer Lift.
  2. Jan 31, 2012 at 6:20 AM
    #2
    oZmonKey

    oZmonKey [OP] Big Metal Hubajube

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Member:
    #49599
    Messages:
    1,249
    Gender:
    Male
    Northern Colorado
    Vehicle:
    Black 98
    Unknown Spacer Lift.
    http://www.npr.org/2012/01/30/146088909/invasive-pythons-put-squeeze-on-everglades-animals

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been watching the python explosion and is taking action. On Jan. 17, the agency made it illegal to import Burmese pythons or transport them across state lines. That includes three other constrictor species from Africa and South America: the yellow anaconda and the northern and southern African pythons.

    The ban allows people who now own these snakes to keep them, and you can still buy and sell them within a state or export them overseas. Jewell emphasizes that the new rule doesn't mean anyone has to give up his snake.
     
  3. Jan 31, 2012 at 6:25 AM
    #3
    river rat 69

    river rat 69 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2010
    Member:
    #47249
    Messages:
    16,610
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jim
    Orlando, Fla., Green side of the grass
    Vehicle:
    007, trd, sr5, fmf.
    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    They make Nice belts and they taste like chicken....The best part is you can kill them for fun...
     
  4. Jan 31, 2012 at 6:38 AM
    #4
    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free 1983 - 2015... It was a good run

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010
    Member:
    #39131
    Messages:
    30,834
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Massachusetts
    Vehicle:
    '13 Ford F-150 SCREW
    F-150 Mod
    I'll put that as a +1 for the northern regions where we don't have 6'+ long snakes :cool:
     
  5. Jan 31, 2012 at 6:40 AM
    #5
    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2009
    Member:
    #26726
    Messages:
    19,968
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steven
    In a corn field, OH
    Vehicle:
    1990 Chevy Siveraydo
    245k+ miles, rust, working AC, bald eagles
    alright Floridians, time to eradicate these things!:eek:

    Until then, I think tourism is going to pretty much stop for you guys lol.
     
  6. Jan 31, 2012 at 6:40 AM
    #6
    The Driver

    The Driver Trail Runner/Barefoot Beach Runner/Snow Skier

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2011
    Member:
    #68618
    Messages:
    1,858
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Raph
    Lakewood (Green Mountain), CO.
    Vehicle:
    '02 Extra cab 4X4 TRD SR5 3.4
    Aftermarket tranny cooler, 5100 Series Bilsteins, ToyTec Bilstein front coilovers, SPC UCA's, Alcan leafs, Class 3 Hitch, Alcan Leafs,

    Yeap thank GOD for the new laws that have turned them snakes into moving practice targets...
     
  7. Jan 31, 2012 at 6:41 AM
    #7
    06TACOFIREMAN

    06TACOFIREMAN BaNgArAnG

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2011
    Member:
    #53731
    Messages:
    975
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Caleb
    Alabama
    Vehicle:
    2002 Tacoma TRD offroad
    toytec 2in lift, 2nd gen trd offroad wheels, yakima roof rack, tool box, magnaflow muffler in the mail
    psshhhh let'em come to alabama. snake hunting is a hobby here. been lookin for somethin more of a challenge than rattlers


    .

    caa.jpg
     
  8. Jan 31, 2012 at 6:51 AM
    #8
    river rat 69

    river rat 69 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2010
    Member:
    #47249
    Messages:
    16,610
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jim
    Orlando, Fla., Green side of the grass
    Vehicle:
    007, trd, sr5, fmf.
    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    :quickdraw::yay::bananadance:
     
  9. Jan 31, 2012 at 7:01 AM
    #9
    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Member:
    #4127
    Messages:
    18,599
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Colin
    Lusby, MD
    Vehicle:
    '07 TRD Sport 4x4
    Build thread in sig...
    we don't get them out on the coast around me. just gators and armadillos. dillos could use some population thinning too though. those things are all over the roads.....picture running over a really big water balloon
     
  10. Jan 31, 2012 at 8:15 AM
    #10
    stewartx

    stewartx Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2012
    Member:
    #70271
    Messages:
    1,812
    Gender:
    Male
    Huntsville AL
    Vehicle:
    2012 Silver DC SB TRD Off-Road
    Winch, front hitch, step bars, bed extender, bed step, gull-wing toolbox, tailgate lock, security system, cb radio, etc.
    About time somebody did something about these snakes. I saw a large one on the side of a road just outside of Kissimmee (near Orlando) one morning, apparently ran over by several vehicles and later dragged off the road. Darn thing was almost the length of my car. Striking such an obstacle could have easily caused an accident. A motorcyclist would have certainly wiped out.
     
  11. Jan 31, 2012 at 10:21 AM
    #11
    TacoAL

    TacoAL Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2010
    Member:
    #47386
    Messages:
    1,010
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    AL
    The Gunshine State
    Vehicle:
    TC
    None (for now)
    Are they classified as a nuisance animal now? Last I heard you had to capture them first and euthanize them. Would be sweet if they did.. :D
     
  12. Jan 31, 2012 at 10:29 AM
    #12
    0uTkAsT

    0uTkAsT Gunslingin' Gearhead

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2011
    Member:
    #52127
    Messages:
    10,692
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Josh
    Maricopa, AZ
    Vehicle:
    Rock Flinging Turd Gen
    Stuff that makes it easier to run over other stuff.
    I don't usually mind snakes, but jumping Jesus Christ on a crutch, those things are huge! Give me the willys. You're damn right I'd blast them things for fun... I could make myself ten hats with one of them bastards! Yuck!
     
  13. Jan 31, 2012 at 11:02 AM
    #13
    river rat 69

    river rat 69 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2010
    Member:
    #47249
    Messages:
    16,610
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jim
    Orlando, Fla., Green side of the grass
    Vehicle:
    007, trd, sr5, fmf.
    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    Not from Fla., no law says you cant kill them..:rolleyes:
     
To Top