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Are you afraid of snakes in the city?

Wednesday, May 28
“Of course. I hate snakes and I don’t know anyone who’d be glad to see them at home, that’d be awful. City Hall should do something to get rid of them immediately.
Maia, housewife, 44

“I haven’t seen a single snake in Tbilisi, so I’m not afraid and I don’t know why people make such a fuss.”
Guram, professor, 60

“No, I don’t think it’s a big deal. In the area I live there aren’t many. It’s fine.”
Nino, doctor, 38

“Of course I am! They can bite and kill. It’s the same with homeless dogs. Someone should take care of them.”
Ani, student, 21

“No. I was raised in the countryside and I’ve seen many snakes. They aren’t as dangerous as most people think.”
Akaki, worker, 52

“No, thank God, there are no snakes in our city.”
Koba, financier, 27

“Georgia isn’t Australia, you know! That’s why we have so many enemies: we have no snakes, storms, floods or other things that threaten human life.”
Nestani, pensioner, 79

“Oh, I haven’t thought about it. There are no snakes in the city. I wouldn’t live anywhere that snakes live.”
Mari, sociologist, 19

“I’ve never seen a snake but I’d go crazy if I did.”
Nana, editor, 53