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    • Southern Black Racer
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    • Coluber constrictor priapus

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Recent observations

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What

Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

bosundawg

Date

March 25, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

What

Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

friel

Date

June 18, 2016

Description

Observed on front steps, but slithered into a crack before I could take a photo of it.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

matthewherron

Date

June 16, 2016 10:50 AM CDT

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What

Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

luke_pearson

Date

June 11, 2016

Description

Juvenile Southern Black Racer

Photos / Sounds

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

raindrops

Date

May 27, 2016 04:37 PM COT

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

bennypoo

Date

May 27, 2016 05:41 PM COT

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What

Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

leehoy

Date

July 1, 2015 08:27 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

debaraj

Date

May 28, 2016 04:24 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

canopyphil

Date

May 27, 2016 09:35 AM EDT

Description

Fleeing from my approach while trimming bushes in front yard

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

_luke_

Date

May 27, 2016 04:06 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

canopyphil

Date

May 26, 2016 12:24 PM EDT

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What

Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

cae1

Date

May 25, 2016 01:19 PM EDT

Description

Dead at side of road.

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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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