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    • Eastern Garter Snake
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    • Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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bonnieeamick

Date

August 31, 2014

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

September 25, 2009 12:19 AM CDT

Description

Basking in ornamental bush. Imaged only. GTS 863. UTA DC 7316 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

September 25, 2009 12:21 AM CDT

Description

Two individuals (male/female?) basking in a ornamental bush. GTS 864 and 865. UTA DC 7317 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

June 26, 2011 09:35 AM CDT

Description

Opaque adult (young gravid female?) in/on a tarp covering sand (thermoregulation). Imaged only. GTS 1095.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

June 26, 2011 09:43 AM CDT

Description

In metal building. Imaged only. GTS 1096. UTA DC 7352 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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npollock66

Date

October 2, 2006

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npollock66

Date

May 12, 2006

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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npollock66

Date

September 24, 2006

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 16, 2012 02:46 PM CDT

Description

Young adult DOR on logging road. Imaged only. GTS 1371.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

September 16, 2012 12:27 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile AOR on dirt logging road. Imaged only. GTS 1369.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

September 13, 2012 12:54 PM CDT

Description

Found under rocks with Bill Holmstrom. Imaged only. GTS 1360.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

September 13, 2012 12:54 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile found under rocks with Bill Holmstrom. Imaged only. GTS 1359.

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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

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