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Cottonmouth

Agkistrodon piscivorus

Description:

A common, venomous snake found throughout the southern portion of the L48. Differentiated from similar non-venomous snakes (e.g. watersnakes) by the eye (not visible in these photos) and angular head shape. Also known as the Water Moccasin.

Habitat:

Wetlands

Notes:

Nearly in molt

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3 Comments

Marshall2
Marshall2 7 years ago

Wow! Haven't seen one of these in a while! Nice!

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Nice spotting!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 7 years ago

Nice spotting and information Liam!

Liam
Spotted by
Liam

Augusta, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jul 22, 2013
Submitted on Sep 18, 2013

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