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    • Southern Black Racer
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    • Coluber constrictor priapus

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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canoeandtrail

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November 29, 2016 02:29 PM CST

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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lorax32

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November 24, 2016 12:26 PM EST

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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nofrakes

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November 23, 2016 12:05 PM EST

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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mintman883

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November 12, 2016 11:58 AM EST

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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random_reptilez

Date

September 24, 2016 11:45 AM CDT

Description

Black non venomous snake. Really friendly not scared of me at all. The snake crawled over me and I held it.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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alex38

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November 3, 2016 03:33 PM EDT

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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julie-adams

Date

April 6, 2016 10:43 PM CDT

Description

Climbing up the weed stalks for a better look.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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gtsalmon

Date

October 29, 2016 12:32 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile in ornamental garden area observed and imaged by Bob Thoubboron (and sent for ID). Approximate length ~18".

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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October 27, 2016 10:08 AM EDT

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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smlz_14

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October 16, 2016 02:08 PM EDT

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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venomdoc

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October 21, 2016 01:56 PM EDT

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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luke_pearson

Date

October 17, 2016 01:42 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Coluber constrictor priapus, commonly known as the southern black racer, is one of the more common subspecies of nonvenomous Coluber constrictor snakes in the Southeastern United States. The name priapus refers to the proximal spines of the hemipenes being much enlarged into basal hooks, which is characteristic of this subspecies. These snakes are quite active during the day, which increases the chance of sightings. They will eat almost any animal they can overpower, including, rodents, frogs,...

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