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Black Racer

Coluber constrictor priapus

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Dragunov2 6 years ago

Not even close. Racers are colubrids, and other than some really sharp, and fairly large teeth, harmless, unless you're a mouse, snake or rat.

Cobras are elapids. VERY DANGEROUS!

The only thing cobras, and racers have in common, is they both hunt by sight, and have the same temperament.

Sean Uhl
Sean Uhl 7 years ago

I agree with alicelongmartin! Nice photo. It looks like they could be related to cobras the way it looks coming from its jaw around towards its back. Actually cobras and racers are in the same Suborder but I'm not sure how closely related that really make them.

alicelongmartin 11 years ago


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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jul 21, 2012
Submitted on Jul 21, 2012

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