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Western terrestrial garter snake

Thamnophis elegans

Description:

About 3 feet long

Habitat:

My backyard and surrounding wild areas

Notes:

I adopted this one when I found out she was blind. I believe her to be between 8 and 12 years old though I'm not sure and she's still kicking. Well slithering

No species ID suggestions

1 Comment

ceherzog
ceherzog 7 years ago

Neat! The proverbial snake in the grass!

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Lat: 51.16, Long: -114.10

Spotted on Aug 25, 2011
Submitted on Oct 19, 2011

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