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Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix

Description:

Iconic copperhead snake. Approximately 24-26 inches in length. Broad head with a fairly stout body.

Habitat:

Jean Lafitte park in Southeastern Louisiana

Notes:

This snake was missing an eye. You can kind of see it in the second photo.

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10 Comments

the reptile man
the reptile man 3 years ago

sweet snake copper heads are my favorite north american snake. i have seen 1 of these here in north Carolina.

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 3 years ago

Congrats Yasser for this great project, it`s a brillant idea.

Yasser
Yasser 3 years ago

Thanks everyone! This was an awesome snake to see in the wild!

Hema Shah
Hema Shah 3 years ago

awesome!

Wild Things
Wild Things 3 years ago

Nice one Yasser!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 3 years ago

Terrific spotting Yasser!

dandoucette
dandoucette 3 years ago

Great spotting! Nice to see you back with a few new spots Yasser.

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 3 years ago

Cool spot Y!

Jared_C
Jared_C 3 years ago

Nice series!

Louisiana, USA

Lat: 29.79, Long: -90.11

Spotted on May 17, 2013
Submitted on May 17, 2013

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