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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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wesleyneely

Date

April 25, 2014 01:00 PM CDT

Description

Found in a recently deforested area climbing over felled trees. Very quick and active.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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rmille34

Date

December 6, 2015 02:33 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found by someone in magnolia, tx. They called me for a n ID and then had their neighbor relocate back outside.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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hlpenk

Date

November 6, 2015 03:38 PM EST

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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jamesbredon

Date

November 6, 2015 03:40 PM EST

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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immaculate

Date

November 6, 2015

Description

Was hiding under a piece of wood

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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gtsalmon

Date

May 15, 2007 10:48 AM EDT

Description

Young adult female found under tin w Brian Radenberg (took image). Imaged only. GTS 532.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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selimahharmon

Date

October 12, 2015 11:38 AM EDT

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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tui

Date

October 13, 2015 05:45 PM EDT

Description

I think it's a Black Racer.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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ajm1993

Date

October 3, 2015 02:52 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile. Dead upon arrival. Dead long enough to be invaded by ants. Found in vehicle 'path' through preserve.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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johnnybirder

Date

June 14, 2008

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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stgiery

Date

September 7, 2015 03:56 PM EDT

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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thehaplesshiker

Date

May 30, 2015 01:57 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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