Northern Water Snake

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Taken at North Park, the nature center. I just found out that the snake is not a Rat snake but a Northern Water Snake. They seem to hang around this area right on the edge of bushes overhanging the water.


Guest - May 09, 2006 11:43 PM EDT
Good capture. How close were you to him?
Guest - May 09, 2006 09:02 PM EDT
Thanks for looking and commenting Carol, alandra, Dud and Alex. Dud, it's funny you mentioning about the head, on one of the first photos I posted I was looking for the head and thought I was seeing the tail until I brought the photo up on my computer and was surprised that I was actually photographing the head. I read that these snakes are not poisonous but will defend themselves viciously when threatened and will bite.
Guest - May 09, 2006 07:15 PM EDT
WOW!! great shot.He looks quite long,judging from his size around the middle.
Guest - May 09, 2006 08:09 AM EDT
This is a good snake picture. Before I clicked it I did not see the head and then saw the true picture once I clicked it.
Guest - May 08, 2006 03:19 PM EDT
very good capture of the snake.
Guest - May 08, 2006 01:46 PM EDT
Cool photo of the snake!!! Carol

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