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Gray Ratsnake

Pantherophis spiloides

Description:

~92 cm long, dark brown - black snake with very shiny, healthy looking scales and body.

Habitat:

Found basking on a shrub at a limestone outcrop in thick rhododendron/mountain laurel habitat at a mixed species gestation site.

Notes:

*As this is a species was sharing habitat with a sensitive species, the locality information has been altered to protect this organism.

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2 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Photo No. 1: is a beautiful photo....

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Beautiful spotting, Lisa. That is a very handsome snake.

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.72, Long: -83.82

Spotted on Sep 3, 2017
Submitted on Jan 14, 2018

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