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Northern water snake

Nerodia sipedon

Habitat:

Near a stream.



1 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 3 years ago
Northern Water Snake
Nerodia sipedon http://srelherp.uga.edu/snakes/nersip.htm


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3 Comments

Twilah
Twilah 3 years ago

Thanks for the snake correction.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 3 years ago

Beautiful Water Snakes! I agree with Ashley, as well. :-)

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 3 years ago

lol...so not copperheads! Ashley is correct!

AshleyT
AshleyT 3 years ago

Copperheads don't have a pattern even similar to this. Copperheads have hershey kiss-shaped blotches down each side of the body, your snakes have rectangular blotches. This is a harmless water snake.

Twilah
Spotted by
Twilah

Lenexa, Kansas, USA

Lat: 38.98, Long: -94.81

Spotted on May 25, 2015
Submitted on Nov 23, 2015

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