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Florida Banded Water Snake

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris

Description:

water snake, this young one was sunning himself on a cold windy day.

Habitat:

Lowland swamps, marsh areas.


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6 Comments

seto2112
seto2112 2 years ago

:3 Glad that makes you feel better. Watersnakes can be feisty but not kill you.

pennymomof2
pennymomof2 2 years ago

The picture on Wikipedia looks just like this snake. My son is much happier that is was not poisonous :)

seto2112
seto2112 2 years ago

I hear that a lot even up here Pennsylvania and we don't even have them, Cottonmouths aka Water Moccasins, here. :3

pennymomof2
pennymomof2 2 years ago

Thanks, I was with someone that said it was a water moccasin

seto2112
seto2112 2 years ago

Banded Watersnake I'm pretty sure or Florida Watersnake

seto2112
seto2112 2 years ago

This is not a Water Moccasin-it is a non-venomous watersnake

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.08, Long: -82.76

Spotted on Mar 4, 2012
Submitted on Mar 4, 2012

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