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Northern water snake

Nerodia spiedon

Description:

Small black and grey patterned snake with two half moons on each belly scale

Habitat:

Fast moving river rocky embankment

Notes:

The larger snakes are blotched water snakes

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3 Comments

BC Howe
BC Howe 7 years ago

Terrific shots!

KevinBBabbitt
KevinBBabbitt 8 years ago

There is an abundance of them at the arkansas river there was an island shaped like an L in the middle of the river covered in rocks so me and a friend waded out to it and flipped rocks at the bottom of the L that was sticking out into the water and the first rock we flipped had seven under it we assumed that was just where they got landed when swimming down the river so we tested it by releasing one up stream a little bit and boom he showed up at the bottom of the L!

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

Holy cow how did you find all these guys??

KevinBBabbitt
Spotted by
KevinBBabbitt

Bixby, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Sep 8, 2012
Submitted on Sep 29, 2012

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