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Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen

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4 Comments

williefromwi
williefromwi 9 years ago

very nice spotting, and I would agree with you. Sometimes it is best not to tell the exact location of a spotting. I could give you many reasons why, but I suspect I would be preaching to the choir.

CFalkowski
CFalkowski 9 years ago

He was extremely lethargic and didn't even care that I was near him. If people knew there was a poisonous snake there, well..it's best I don't reveal his hiding spot. There are plenty of frightened and ignorant people who would kill him without hesitation- and it would certainly be a shame if he was killed.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Lovely! And a perfect example of how a venomous snakes that is so feared by many people can live peacefully among us!

CFalkowski
CFalkowski 9 years ago

I found him in the usual spot for copperheads at a well-forested park near a large body of water. His hiding spot is right next to the trail, but he blends in so well that nobody knows he's there.

CFalkowski
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CFalkowski

New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jun 11, 2012
Submitted on Jul 17, 2012

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