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Cotton Mouth Snake

Agkistrodon piscivorus

Description:

Commonly called Cottonmouth or Cotton Mouth, or Water Moccasin or Black Moccasin. A species of pit viper common to the Southeastern United States.

Habitat:

Usually prefers fresh-water areas like swamps, ditches, ponds, etc. but has also occupied some salt-water areas and has been located in areas over a mile away from water.


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CyndiBarr
Spotted by
CyndiBarr

Missouri, USA

Lat: 36.95, Long: -90.13

Spotted on Oct 6, 2015
Submitted on Oct 10, 2015

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