Yellow and brown medium sized snake with black stripes
10 degrees c sunny under cover juvenile
Weight: 53 grams; snout to vent length: 44.5 cm; total length: 59 cm. Found under our tin labeled: 3.52. Lesions noted on the underside.
The Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) is an indigenous North American snake found widely across the continent. Most garter snakes have a pattern of yellow stripes on a brown or green background and their average length is about 55 cm (22 in), with a maximum length of about 137 cm (54 in). The average body mass is 150 g (5.3 oz).