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Eastern Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis

Description:

The only local snake with a light stripe down its back. They have quite variable coloration with some individuals having very faint or no stripes at all.

Habitat:

This one was sunning itself in front of our Red-tailed hawk's enclosure.

Notes:

First snake of the year!

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JenKnight
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JenKnight

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 25, 2016
Submitted on Mar 26, 2016

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