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Raccoon down

The Inland Taipan is considered the world’s most venomous snake with one bite containing enough toxin to kill 100 men. This raccoon was the unfortunate recipient of a Taipan bite while destroying my corn. I just happened to witness this and laid my rifle beside it for a quick pick. The Taipan slithered away unharmed and will most likely be around and ready to strike again.
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estarkey7

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    Curious about the scope and lighting setup.

    I am considering at Taipan or AirMaks as my first PCP specifically for taking out racoons in my backyard.
    That is the ATN X-Sight 4K Pro Day/Night Scope, and that light you see is the included infrared illuminator so it can see in the dark. I shoot all of my videos with one and I love it. I especially love using it with the ATN ABL Laser Rangefinder Add On and I use the Built In Ballistics Calculator. After you set it up, it's just point and shoot.

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    But for nighttime shooting, I use my ATN Thor 4 Thermal Scope.
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    Video made at 03:34 in the dead of night with no illumination. Nothing can hide from thermal!
     
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    The Inland Taipan is considered the world’s most venomous snake with one bite containing enough toxin to kill 100 men. This raccoon was the unfortunate recipient of a Taipan bite while destroying my corn. I just happened to witness this and laid my rifle beside it for a quick pick. The Taipan slithered away unharmed and will most likely be around and ready to strike again.
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    That's a baby coon