Wednesday, July 27, 2011

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40 Years Ago July 29, 1971 Pea Ridge Graphic A four-foot velvet-tailed rattler was killed with one rock thrown at its head by Bill McElmurry. This type of snake is related to the timber rattler and the diamond-back. He saw the snake coiled up on the highway about three miles east of Seligman, Mo., on the edge of the Mark Twain Forest, between Seligman and Roaring River. Two cars tried to run over the snake but failed, so Mr. McElmurry finished it with the rock.

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