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Rough Green Snake

Opheodrys aestivus

Description:

Plain light green above and white, cream or yellow underneath, often with a greenish cast. The body is very slender and the head is wider than the neck. The adults average 22-32 in. (56-81 cm) in length.

Habitat:

Its preferred habitat is moist meadows and woodlands, often near water.

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3 Comments

triggsturner
triggsturner 5 years ago

Beautiful snake. Thanks for sharing.

marylou.wildlife
marylou.wildlife 5 years ago

These snakes can bite, but in general they are very docile animals and very rarely attempt to bite humans.

MLG Tails
MLG Tails 5 years ago

Do they bite?

marylou.wildlife
Spotted by
marylou.wildlife

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Spotted on Nov 1, 2015
Submitted on Nov 25, 2015

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