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Eastern Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis

Description:

Dark in colour with three yellow stripes running from head to tail. Garter Snakes show individual variation. Some individuals may possess red or orange markings along the sides, some are missing stripes & some are even entirely black.

Habitat:

Mixed woods next to a large marsh.

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Greg Shchepanek
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Greg Shchepanek

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Sep 1, 2018
Submitted on Sep 2, 2018

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