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Mississippi Green Water Snake

Nerodia cyclopion

Description:

Olive colored body with bands on the bottom portion. This guy was pretty feisty, I was taking photos of him with my phone and he kept trying to bite my phone, which is how I got a shot like this. He never actually bit anyone though he had multiple chances to.

Habitat:

Found on the banks of Caddo Lake in a bald cypress swamp.

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3 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Definitely not, it would be a pretty dumb idea to hold a venomous snake! He was just a big bluffer, it was more funny than anything :)

JC Garcia
JC Garcia 5 years ago

are they poisonous? scary

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

Wow, nice story! Sounds a little scary though, nice shot

AshleyT
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AshleyT

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 28, 2015
Submitted on Sep 11, 2015

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