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    • Eastern Garter Snake
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    • Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis

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Recent observations

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Date

October 25, 2014

Description

This is one of the Garter Snakes I found within twenty feet of the trailhead.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Date

October 25, 2014

Description

Found two Garter Snakes within ten feet of each other not ever 20 feet onto the trail. It was a fairly warm day for October. One was laid out and the other was curled up.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

October 25, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Date

October 17, 2014

Description

On the service drive just West of the girls dorm. 2'

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

camelcreek

Date

September 21, 2014

Description

Eastern gartersnake killbuck lakes park 9-21-2014

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

maractwin

Date

October 18, 2014 01:28 PM EDT

Description

Very small, pencil-thick.

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No photos or sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Date

October 14, 2014

Description

Big one seen by teacher walking back from Conf. course.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

July 6, 2008

Description

DOR after heavy rainfall

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

July 6, 2008

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No photos or sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

miriam-juanc

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

My new pet, but these have also been seen in rural areas around tall grass.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

tomklav

Date

October 9, 2014 03:07 PM EDT

Description

Small, dark color with white strips/markings

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

larebaltaf

Date

September 19, 2014 12:32 PM HST
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Description from Wikipedia

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).

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Conservation Summary

No range data available.