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Eastern Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis


The Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) is an indigenous North American snake found widely across the continent. Most garter snakes have a pattern of yellow stripes on a brown or green background


The habitat of the garter snake ranges from forests, fields, and prairies to streams, wetlands, meadows, marshes, and ponds, and it is often found near water. It is found at altitudes from sea level to mountain locations.

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Eastern Garter Snake
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Common Garter Snake

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NeilDazet 7 years ago

In the reference section, please put the link to the identified organism in Wikipedia, rather than a common link to Thank you. :-)

Nomad Mike
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Nomad Mike

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Oct 12, 2016
Submitted on Nov 12, 2013

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