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Osage copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix phaeogaster

Description:

This medium sized copperhead was found crossing the road at about 65 degrees fahrenheit he was photographed and moved off the road.

Habitat:

Some forests but lots of cow pastures and rocky hills

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7 Comments

KevinBBabbitt
KevinBBabbitt 8 years ago

Thanks Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

wonderful series!

KevinBBabbitt
KevinBBabbitt 8 years ago

It was cold outside so it was acting sluggish and I felt comfortable to get semi-close still staying out of the striking range, and then I zoomed in a little bit.

lightning103101
lightning103101 8 years ago

How did u get that close

KevinBBabbitt
KevinBBabbitt 8 years ago

Thanks melanie and argy bee, the snake did all the work though :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Nice shots Kevin.

MelanieRochat-Hyde
MelanieRochat-Hyde 8 years ago

Beautiful shots!

KevinBBabbitt
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KevinBBabbitt

Sapulpa, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Oct 12, 2012
Submitted on Oct 24, 2012

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