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Butler's Garter Snake

Thamnophis butleri

Description:

Garter snake hatchlings (2 heads in photo) at one day old.

Habitat:

Woods and covered,grassy areas. In this photo specifically a tank before release.

Notes:

I taught Environmental Ed at a summer camp. I caught their mom to show to campers and apparently took care of her well enough to see 24 hatchlings in early august. They were all released shortly after, even mom.

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1 Comment

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Such cute little guys!! Please be sure to add this to the Snakes of the United States – CSC mission to help with their citizen science project!
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1202...

Deerfield Township, Michigan, USA

Lat: 42.75, Long: -83.85

Spotted on Aug 1, 2009
Submitted on Jan 14, 2012

Spotted for mission

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