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Associated observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus ssp. septentrionalis

Observer

parkvisitor1

Date

March 18, 2010

Place

Portage Co., OH (Google, OSM)

Description

Among what I've learned since becoming fascinated with herpetology a few years back is how early snakes emerge from their hibernacula in the spring. One of the earliest to appear is the Northern Ribbon Snake, which I routinely find during the final days of winter, weather cooperating.

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