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A young snake born last year but still had a sulfur colored tail. A light brown body with reddish-brown saddlebags that looked like Hershey kisses on the sides and a copper-colored head with a vertical cat-like pupil.
Semi-rural yard at the edge next to some woods. It was hanging out under some cover tin.
Copperheads give live birth. So I found a copperhead in my backyard.What will I do? I will continue to wear shoes when I go out. I will use a flashlight when I wander the yard at night. I will look before I put my hands/feet anywhere a snake or other creature might be hanging out. In short, I will do nothing differently than I am already doing.
Spotted on Jun 20, 2015
Submitted on Jun 20, 2015