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Brown Water Snake

Nerodia taxispilota

Description:

Dark black fresh water snake with white horizontal line on top and white/brown speckling on bottom. about 2 feet long.

Habitat:

Freshwater stream in the South Carolina upstate.

Notes:

Possibly a banded water snake (Nerodia fasciata).

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Brown Water Snake
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South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Sep 24, 2012
Submitted on Oct 10, 2012

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