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Eastern garter snake

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis


Most widespread snake in RI. Identifiable by the tan or yellowish strip down the middle of its back, and darker stripes on either side.


Practically any habitat including near wetlands, rocky hillsides, and grassy fields.

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Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Spotted on Jun 17, 2011
Submitted on Jan 13, 2012

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