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Mangrove Salt Marsh Snake

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda

Description:

This is the olive/gray color phase of this snake.

Habitat:

Salt marsh (we have found them in the grasses) and salt terns (found crossing the salt pans) at Robinson Preserve in Manatee County, FL

Notes:

There is also an orange color phase of this species; we have seen both at the preserve.

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MishaCainNell
Spotted by
MishaCainNell

Bradenton, Florida, USA

Spotted on Sep 5, 2009
Submitted on Jan 26, 2012

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