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Canada Humane Society Seeks Killer of Northern Water Snake

May 22, 2015



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Windsor/Essex County Humane Society Facebook page

This northern water snake was bashed by rocks and left to die in Canada.

Someone in Windsor, Canada killed a snake on some rocks last weekend and The Windsor/Essex County Humane Society is seeking out potential witnesses or people who know who the culprit is. The society posted a photo of the dead snake, a northern water snake (Nerodia sipedon), which was apparently stoned to death by the looks of it.

According to the society’s Facebook page, the snake was "Intentionally struck with rocks and then left to die. Sadly we have no information about who might have harmed her.” 

If the culprit is found, he/she could face up to two years in jail i found guilty of causing distress to an animal. 

Any information regarding the killing of the snake is can be relayed to the humane society’s cruelty investigation department, 519-966-5751 ext. 16.


John B. Virata keeps a western hognose snake, a ball python, two corn snakes, a king snake, and two leopard geckos. His first snake, a California kingsnake, was purchased at the Pet Place in Westminster, CA for $5. His first pet reptile was a green anole that arrived in a small box via mail order. Follow him on Twitter @johnvirata 

 

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