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Southern Black Racer

Coluber constrictor priapus


No patterns, grey underbelly and black/charcoal top. Rounded pupils. Approx 3 feet long. Found near water. Not a viper.


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TaylorRobertson 10 years ago

That Second website was fantastic thanks. Based on what I saw it was a southern black racer.

TaylorRobertson 10 years ago

Thank you for the info. I wish I had something more than my stupid iPhone to get the pictures. I really want to get closer and take some clearer photographs.

NeilDazet 10 years ago

This is a tough one to ID from these photos, although the 4th one is probably the best. This snake could be a Crayfish Snake in the genus Regina, or a Water Snake in the genus Nerodia. Here are a couple of links to take a look at: &

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Florida, USA

Spotted on May 16, 2012
Submitted on May 20, 2012

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