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Copper-bellied watersnake (yearling)

Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta

Description:

Yearling watersnake. Listed as vulnerable in Tennessee. Supposedly aggressive but this one did not strike though it musked me good & proper.

Habitat:

Bicentennial trail


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2 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Thank you Maria! It helps to have a friend that's a herpetologist! You will have to make a trip to Tennessee next spring & come herping with me & Lisa!

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

You got some wonderful snake spottings!

KarenL
Spotted by
KarenL

Ashland City, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 36.26, Long: -87.04

Spotted on Oct 14, 2012
Submitted on Oct 15, 2012

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