certain species do have a specific "home". Western Diamond Backs have what is known as a "home range" meaning an area that has the resources they need to survive, i.e. food water shade and potential mates, and will stay within the area but will not defend it. They will only be interested in defending themselves and more often than not will attempt to move away from anything too large to eat that poses a risk to their health. In general you are fine to let them be and if you have the capability move them away from your camp safely feel free. All of that being said if I see one in camp my story will always be that it was "coming right for me" and " was afeared for my life", and there will be one less in the worldThat sounds plausible...but this was coiled up under the tongue of a trailer. Certainly not his normal "home".
I keep a 410 single shot long gun in the truck that we call the 'snake gun'. It's proven to be an effective part of our camping gear. We are gearing up for some longer hikes through snake infested territory, and I think I would like a pistol version 410. The judge appears to be the most popular. I am ok with just about any single shot or revolver. For those of you in the know, is there any specific gun I should or shouldn't be looking at?
To clarify, I do believe it letting snakes and varmint be unless we feel physically threatened. We have has some bad luck with some lately though, which has my nerves up a little. I am not out mindlessly blasting snakes.