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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

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camelcreek

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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

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October 21, 2009 01:55 PM EDT

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eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

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October 10, 2010 02:32 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

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July 8, 2007 05:54 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

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September 17, 2011 09:31 AM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

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October 14, 2013 12:38 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

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October 10, 2013 01:53 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

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July 3, 2012 01:34 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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erikamitchell

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July 3, 2012 01:24 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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taj

Date

November 4, 2014 08:57 AM PST

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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johnwilliams

Date

July 14, 2011
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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.