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A garter snake species. Not sure of the exact species. The red coloration is not common from what I've seen of these snakes.
Found of the forest floor near a fallen log which it retreated to after a few minutes
Would not have seen this beautiful snake had it not attacked my shoe.
Spotted on Apr 21, 2014
Submitted on Apr 21, 2014
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