Bear Spray on Snakes?

Is bear spray effective against snakes?
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Is bear spray effective against snakes?

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Is bear spray effective against snakes?

Submitted by - Jim, Waynesville, OH

Answer:

As far as I know, there are no products currently registered as snake repellents. On the other hand, there are stories of people spraying snakes, sometimes venomous snakes, with bear spray--and the snakes have quickly retreated.

If you feel threatened by a snake, and you have bear spray handy, my guess is that the snake will lose interest in you if you give the snake a shot in the face, especially the eyes.

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