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Cottonmouth (sub-adult female)

Agkistrodon piscivorus


24" long cottonmouth or water moccasin


Snake Road, Wolf Lake, IL

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KarenL 10 years ago

She was Jolly! She was showing her displeasure at being surrounded by the paparazzi but she did not unsheathe her fangs.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 10 years ago

Goodness! its beautiful at the same time terrifying! hehe.

KarenL 10 years ago

Thanks Dez!

Smith'sZoo 10 years ago

Must be a thrill to see in wild! Great spot.

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Illinois, USA

Spotted on Oct 6, 2012
Submitted on Oct 8, 2012

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