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Eastern Hognose

Heterodon platirhinos

Description:

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".

Habitat:

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

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3 Comments

Musicwolf
Musicwolf 5 years ago

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

lol










ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

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

AshleyT
Spotted by
AshleyT

North Carolina, USA

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

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