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Northern water snake

Nerodia sipedon

Habitat:

Forest/pond area

Notes:

Very big water snakes

2 Species ID Suggestions

Leah M
Leah M 9 years ago
Northern water snake
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7 Comments

Leah M
Leah M 9 years ago

Thanks Nichole! Yeah there were two snakes, one is smaller and darker. Definitely makes me look up more often when I'm hiking in the woods!

NicholeSauve
NicholeSauve 9 years ago

I love northern water snakes! So beautiful. This one is very big! Lol. Great length. Neat picture on the tree spotting too, especially pine, the snake being in it I mean, and so high! It almost looks like there it two snakes there? Great spotting!
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Leah M
Leah M 9 years ago

The tree* was about 8ft

Leah M
Leah M 9 years ago

Thanks! At least 4ft I think. The was about 8ft but it was on a really steep slope that went into a big pond.

BrandonBlount
BrandonBlount 9 years ago

What a Beauty!!! How high up in that tree was it? Looks like a three or four footer! Awesome spotting!!!! :-D

Leah M
Leah M 9 years ago

Yeah I didn't even know we had snakes around here that size!

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 9 years ago

Wow! Looks like he was a big one!

Leah M
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Leah M

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Oct 8, 2011
Submitted on Nov 28, 2011

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