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Eastern Hognosed Snake

Heterodon platirhinos

Description:

The hognose snake is characterized by an upturned snout. They are notorious for playing dead when threatened.

Habitat:

Found in marsh land.

Notes:

Sighted in the Back Bay NWR.

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2 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

Cool snake! Please add to the Center for SnakeConservation mission to help document all the snakes in the US. Thanks! http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1202...

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 7 years ago

Love this spotting. Congratulations on such an awesome find!

vbfishguide
Spotted by
vbfishguide

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 15, 2012
Submitted on Oct 30, 2012

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