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Brown Water Snake

Nerodia taxispilota

Description:

A medium sized snake that somewhat resembles a Water Moccasin, but is non-venomous.

Habitat:

Shark Valley at the northern edge of Everglades NP.


1 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago
Brown Water Snake
Nerodia taxispilota Nerodia taxispilota :: Florida Museum of Natural History


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1 Comment

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Especially in the last photo, you can see the very unusual head shape that is distinctive of the brown water snake. They also have very rectangular blotches compared to the other Nerodia sp.

BenHoldridge
Spotted by
BenHoldridge

Florida, USA

Lat: 25.76, Long: -80.77

Spotted on Sep 29, 2014
Submitted on Oct 8, 2014

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