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Northern Water Snake

Nerodia sipedon

Description:

Too awesome! Not a bad first herp of the year at the time. Fort Collins, Colorado

Habitat:

Riparian, pond

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4 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Not true, Desmond. Any species can swim with their whole body above water, just their head above water, or their whole body below water.

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

I like how they keep only there head above water, unlike the cottonmouth.

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 5 years ago

spectacular shot!

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 5 years ago

What a cool snake; that's not something one sees every day!

AustinH.
Spotted by
AustinH.

Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Apr 1, 2012
Submitted on Feb 6, 2015

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