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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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gtsalmon

Date

July 28, 2009 06:16 PM CDT

Description

In rocky habitat. Thermo-regulating gravid female? Specimen not disturbed. Imaged only. GTS 817.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

April 7, 2006 07:30 AM CDT

Description

Adult found under tin. Imaged only. GTS 510. UTA-DC 7231.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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johnwilliams

Date

October 15, 2010

Description

DOR

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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sandboa

Date

November 29, 2014

Description

This snake was found DOR near San Bernard NWR. This is a very uncommon snake along the Upper Texas Coast.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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taj

Date

November 8, 2014

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eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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camelcreek

Date

November 24, 2014

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

Date

October 10, 2014 10:20 AM EDT

Description

This garter snake snapped continuously at the camera. I had to back off before I ever got a good shot.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

Date

October 21, 2009 01:55 PM EDT

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eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

Date

October 10, 2010 02:32 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

Date

July 8, 2007 05:54 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

Date

September 17, 2011 09:31 AM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

Date

October 14, 2013 12:38 PM EDT
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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.