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Photo © J.P. Lawrence, all rights reserved
US-IL, US, NA
Public coordinates obscured by 10KM

Description

Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) found rather usually in a tree along Snake Road, Illinois

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Common Garter Snake - Photo (c) Brian Gratwicke, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jplarry's ID: Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)
Posted by jplarry over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Wow, in a tree? Did someone put it there?

Posted by mossy over 3 years ago (Flag)
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It's possible someone put it there, although I doubt it. Most of the people going to Snake Road aren't folks who would do such a thing. My guess would be that it fell from the bluff and just caught the branch on the way down.

Posted by jplarry over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Common Garter Snake - Photo (c) Brian Gratwicke, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jplarry's ID: Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)

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