Flood in Texas bring a tide of snakes, alligators and a coffin
Normally, when flood arrives, it takes small insects with itself with plenty of water. This time, the expectation proves out reverse. Not big insects rather animals jumped in with Texas flood; Snakes and Alligators. Besides animal’s exposure, a coffin was also discovered in the centre of the road that contained a dead body. Thus, the environment became scarier.
1 Wildlife in Homes: A Hazardous Situation
With the flash-flooding, animals have made the wildlife possible to be survived in the resident’s homes. With the rising ups and downs of water, over 1000 snakes seek their shelter within the kitchens, cabinets and car wheels. With the arrival of intense storm, where one feels danger of death; now residents are exposed to a new hazardous situation of wildlife residing within their homes. To evade wildlife, the residents of Houston and North Texas made over 1000 phone calls to invite rescue services for their protection.
Now, Texas is indulged into one more issue to contend with; the running of over 1000 snakes into the different areas of home.
2 Species of Snakes: A Repugnant Entry into homes
In North Texas, multiple species of snakes have been survived for long. The snake species include copperheads, rattle snakes, rat snakes and coral snakes. It happens that rat snakes may grow to touch the length of 6 feet. Although other snakes were present in minority but rat snakes were in enormous number. The vicious snakes have made a free as well as hilarious entry to the homes along with the flood water. They have destroyed the human lives there.
The wildlife officials have given their statement that Texas flood has directed the snakes and alligators to search a dry land within the residential areas. Thus, they are making entry into the homes in hunt for dryness to live on it. As a matter of fact, the Texas flood has dislocated the creatures.
3 Expert Opinion
Dallas Morning News has shown the valuable views and opinions of experts on this unforeseen event. They have warned the residents to stay far from these reptiles. There are snake catchers who can capture the snake without hurting themselves or the snake so it’s best to always wait for the professionals to arrive. Even they suggested to never make an attempt to kill them because it is the moment when snakes come into action and become alert. The more you are inclined towards them, the more they will take step to defend themselves; ultimately will bite you. Thus, it is much better to leave it alone for your own betterment.
An expert of wildlife has disclosed that fire ants draft a “mat” wherever water exists. Thus, she has clearly mentioned and exhorted people to stay away from a brown colour rug mass found floating on the water surface because that is the true sign of ant nest.
4 Resident’s Reporting
Owing to the drastic situation, many home residents presented footage about what happened with them. They did not expect the unpleasant event to occur as no one can expect of it.
One of the residents of Texas informed the newspaper about her bravery to remove a 2 foot snake with the help of a long-handled mop.
Likewise, a cyclist approached a coffin while moving on the road. After thorough analysing, it was recognized that the dead body was of year 2007 and of women.
Many of them have just thrown the snakes out of the home with one kick.
5 Irrespective of living Wildlife, Social Media is still in Boost
The intelligent people of Texas took advantage of their sense. They have found out the new course to invite people for assistance towards them. What they did was the use of social media. Most of the Texas took photographs of the animals who took over their homes. The residents posted the pictures on the social media to give a call for help. Although they were in danger zone, even then they did the activity to disclose the happenings at their side.
6 Consequences of Texas Flood
Owing to the Texas Flood, 24 people died whereas 11 are still missing from the place. It was for the first time that humans lived with the wild animals under one roof. Moreover, experts restricted the humans to render and kind of harm to the animals. The reason being, the result can be dangerous more than living with them.