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Southern Ringneck Snake

Diadophis punctatus punctatus


A small adult or near adult at about 8 inches long. It is a beautiful little snake with a bright yellow or orange belly which it uses to frighten away predators or distract from the head.


A gravel path through preserved pine rocklands.


One pic shows the hoof of a miniature horse (that was being walked) for size comparison.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Nov 25, 2013
Submitted on Sep 3, 2014

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