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Pacific Gopher Snake

Pituophis catenifer catenifer


Gopher snakes are harmless non-venomous snakes. This one is base color light yellow-brown with brown markings. The slender head and body, plus box shaped markings on the dorsal side helps ID this from a rattlesnake. An adult can range from 5 to 7 feet. This young one was about a foot and a half.


This one was spotted at 2400ft elevation in temperature about 60degrees

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Hayward, California, USA

Spotted on Jan 4, 2014
Submitted on Jan 6, 2014

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