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Northern Watersnake

Nerodia sipedon sipedon


A stout banded snake with red and brown coloration. Scales are heavily keeled and eyes are set toward the top of the head. Neonates and juveniles are typically more patterned as coloring can fade into a solid dull brown as the snake reaches adulthood.


Pinelands habitat


Found wintering under a rock with a Marbled Salamander and two Spring Peepers.

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Matt Hampel
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Matt Hampel

New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Jan 4, 2015
Submitted on Jan 25, 2015

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