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Common Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis

Description:

About 1 foot long.

Habitat:

Spotted in a cleared field surrounded by mixed woods.

Notes:

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

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2 Comments

Kyle A
Kyle A 5 years ago

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


https://www.google.com/search?q=garter+s...

I'm fairly certain it is a garter snake.

Diddlebop
Diddlebop 5 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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