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Northern Water Snake

Nerodia sipedon

Description:

Looks like a copperhead, but harmless.

Habitat:

Water

Notes:

This water snake peeked from under the rock just to pose for his picture. Actually, he probably needed to breathe and got tired of waiting for me to leave. This one is confused with the poisonous Copperhead, but looking into those non-slit eyes, he was just a minnow munching look -alike.

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5 Comments

AmandaStuedemann
AmandaStuedemann 8 years ago

Thanks Aaron! And thanks too to Mr. Monteiro!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Cool indeed. Congratulations Amanda, and thank you Aaron for bringing this one back. I missed it the first time.

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

This is such a cool photo that I need to share it with everyone again. :-)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 9 years ago

i want it for a pet weeeeeeeee! lol

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

What a great shot! Please consider this new Snakes of the United States mission:

http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1202...

AmandaStuedemann
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AmandaStuedemann

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jun 26, 2012
Submitted on Jun 27, 2012

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