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Nothern Water Snake

Nerodia sipedon


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.


In a wild life refuge in southern Indiana.


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

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1 Comment

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!

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Indiana, USA

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

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