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Plain-bellied Water snake

Nerodia erythrogaster

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BrendanSmith 9 years ago

Thanks. this one was actually quite calm but many times when approached they whip their tail and flatten out to look larger and strike at you. love these!

Aaron_G 9 years ago

All the water snakes in the genus Nerodia are non-venomous. They DO, however, have scent glands and aren't afraid to use them if molested. They're also known to be quick to bite, but again, they are not venomous. They just like to be left alone. :-)

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mauna Kunzah 9 years ago

Are these poisonous? Very cool.

sydney1 9 years ago

check it out.........

zapabio 9 years ago

Very Dark, nice !!!

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Illinois, USA

Spotted on Aug 20, 2012
Submitted on Sep 21, 2012

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