Those Snake Repellents Are Nothing But Snake Oil

Jun 10, 2012
The Reptile Report
by Contributing Editor

The Reptile Report - Jackson Sun- Most people don’t want to be put in a position where they must decide whether or not to kill a snake and choose to put their faith into snake repellents.

Save your money. These repellents, when tested in true scientific research, have been shown absolutely not to work. Snakes are completely undeterred by sulfur, lime, naphthalene (mothballs), hot pepper, king snake musk, or any of the other products that make repellent claims.

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