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Northern Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen

Description:

As implied by the name, its head has a copper tone to it.

Habitat:

Spotted in Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio.

Notes:

It has some good camouflage: I didn't notice it until I was standing about four feet away.

No species ID suggestions

4 Comments

Latimeria
Latimeria 6 years ago

That was actually my first time at Strouds, so I got pretty lucky!

ak251107
ak251107 6 years ago

I've never seen copperheads at strouds, nice find! I'll have to keep an eye out next time I jump in the water.

Melissa2
Melissa2 6 years ago

Nice color and great spotting.

Yasser
Yasser 6 years ago

wow! look at that copper-colored head!

Ohio, USA

Lat: 39.34, Long: -82.04

Spotted on Jul 1, 2010
Submitted on Oct 30, 2010

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