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Broad-Banded Watersnake

Nerodia fasciata confluens

Description:

I was taking a photography class at the Arboretum and one of the teachers brought in a baby Broad-Banded Watersnake for us to photograph. He was about 4" long. I don't know how old he was.

Habitat:

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center. Mixed forest with Pine, Oak, Redbud, and others.

Notes:

Also known as the Southern Water Snake.

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StacyH
StacyH 3 years ago

That melts my heart! How cute!

Houston, Texas, USA

Lat: 29.77, Long: -95.45

Spotted on Jul 23, 2008
Submitted on May 11, 2015

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