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    Giant Serpant Spotted in 1886 Butler Ohio

    St. Landry democrat. (Opelousas, La.), 11 Sept. 1886.

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    I didn't see anything in the article that would insinuate alcohol was involved.
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    That is a possible, though unlikely size for a python or other constrictor. I also think it is likely bigger in the fear and retelling.
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    Sounds like a python to me,
    Standing with its head at a height of 10 feet,, yep I would looked definitely try to get back to the safety of town real quick.
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    Did he see any purple dots
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    Nice old article, probably had a circus side show that caused the tale.

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    I have seen a water mocassion during the 93 floods well over 20 ft in Missouri , and a few yrs ago in the ozarks a copper head close 16 ft , .
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    Seriously? Oh well, never say never.
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