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Texas Rat Snake

Elaphe obsoleta lindheimerii


Golden yellow snake with brown checker pattern and white or grey color inside brown areas. About 3 feet long and 3-4" wide. Moving sideways, winding, across a road in a rural area (farm on both sides of the road). Not appearing aggressive, stopped moving as I moved closer, then slowly moved as I backed away. No sounds, hissing, etc.


Rural, farm area

1 Species ID Suggestions

SargonR 2 years ago
Texas Rat Snake
Elaphe obsoleta lindheimerii Austin Area Snake Identification: Snakes With Blotches

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1 Comment

Dragunov2 2 years ago

NICE! Beautiful pattern/color variety.

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Jarrell, Texas, USA

Lat: 30.83, Long: -97.61

Spotted on Jun 2, 2017
Submitted on Jun 2, 2017

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