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Western Coachwhip

Coluber flagellum testaceus


Approximately 1 meter long. Spotted at 8:45pm crossing a dirt road. Previously in the genus Masticophis which has recently been combined with Coluber.


Over grazed Shortgrass prairie

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Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

nice one!

NeilDazet 8 years ago

Fantastic spotting Cameron! The coachwhip has always eluded me. I've never seen one in the wild.

La Junta, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jul 13, 2012
Submitted on Jul 14, 2012

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