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Eastern Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis


The most widespread subspecies of the common garter snake, found throughout eastern North America in a huge variety of habitats from urban gardens to high elevation fields.


Just a few seconds before I took this picture, a little wood-satyr was perched on the snake's head. Unfortunately it flew off as I turned on my camera...

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Spotted on Jul 7, 2014
Submitted on Aug 30, 2014

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