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Eastern Hognose

Heterodon platirhinos


All black with a gray belly. Very insistent on playing dead, he got a whole bunch of debris stuck in his mouth while rolling around on the ground being "dead".


Found basking on rocks on the side of a mountain with many oak trees.

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Musicwolf 5 years ago

I love these snakes and that's such a typical story for them - thanks for sharing.


ForestDragon 6 years ago

Well, he wanted to make sure you really thought he was dead! lol!

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North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jun 14, 2014
Submitted on Jul 15, 2014

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