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Bull Snake

Pituophis catenifer say

Description:

The average adult ranges between 4 – 6 ft. in length. The longest specimen ever recorded was 8′ 2″, but finding individuals this size is unusual. Their base color is normally yellow, and they have patterns/blotches of black, brown, white, or red. A number of different color morphs have been identified, including albino and white variations of the standard color.

Habitat:

To prefer arid regions to areas of high humidity and rainfall. They can be found in coniferous forest, farmland, woodlands, and grasslands. As they are a subspecies of gopher snake, they commonly live in burrows underground. This species will either dig its own burrow, or usurp the burrow of an unfortunate rodent.

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daniel.dparsons
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daniel.dparsons

Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2020
Submitted on May 1, 2020

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