Medium
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43.14942345, -77.0567568167 (Google, OSM)
43.14942345, -77.0567568167
Accuracy: 4m
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Eastern Garter Snake - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jmaughn's ID: Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis)
Posted by jmaughn almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Looks like the the closely-related species, Common Garter Snake, to me. Ribbon Snakes are somewhat thinner, and have a different coloration.

Nice find!
Jim

Posted by jmaughn almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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You're probably right. I guess I usually think of Garter Snakes as having less defined stripes but there seems to be a lot of variation in how they look.

Posted by jodycb almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Eastern Garter Snake - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jodycb's ID: Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis)
Posted by jodycb almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Eastern Garter Snake - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jodycb's ID: Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis)
Eastern Garter Snake - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis)
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