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Common Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis


About 1 foot long.


Spotted in a cleared field surrounded by mixed woods.


This was one of most aggressive garter snakes I've come across. It was full of pip and vinegar.

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Kyle A
Kyle A 8 years ago

A garter snakes patterns can vary greatly. See the link I posted.

I'm fairly certain it is a garter snake.

Diddlebop 8 years ago

I do not think that this is a garter snake yours has checks instead of lines.

Kyle A
Spotted by
Kyle A

Rhode Island, USA

Spotted on Jun 8, 2015
Submitted on Jun 9, 2015

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