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Northern water snake, males

Nerodia sipedon

Description:

They are most often seen basking on rocks, stumps, or brush. During the day, they hunt among plants at the water's edge, looking for small fish, frogs, worms, leeches, crayfish, salamanders, small birds and mammals. At night, they concentrate on minnows and other small fish sleeping in shallow water.

Habitat:

Lake

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Maria dB
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Maria dB

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 17, 2013
Submitted on May 22, 2013

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