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HEATH­COTE’S John Robert­son came across this slimy crea­ture at his back door.

It serves as a warn­ing for all lo­cals to be aware — snakes sea­son is here.

Es­pe­cially with re­cent heat and mov­ing into sum­mer, snakes will be look­ing for places to camp, which may in­clude your home.

Keep all doors closed if you are go­ing out for a while and make sure you keep pets safe.

But al­ways re­mem­ber, when left alone, snakes are no dan­ger to peo­ple and main­tain lawns and clean up around your house, as snakes are at­tracted to shel­ter such as piles of rocks and tim­ber.

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