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Nothern Water Snake

Nerodia sipedon

Description:

Northern Water snakes can be found in any body of water with fish, their main food source. They do give live birth. They can also grow u to 5 foot. The also have a musk gland located at the anal opening, to try ward off predators.

Habitat:

In a wild life refuge in southern Indiana.

Notes:

This specimen is most like a Central X Northern water snake integrand.

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1 Comment

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

Wow, don't know that I have seen one going in such a straight line.

Please be sure to add this to the Snakes of the United States – CSC mission to help with their citizen science project!
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1202......

NickAsher
Spotted by
NickAsher

Indiana, USA

Spotted on Nov 11, 2012
Submitted on Jan 11, 2013

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