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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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nicolebot

Date

July 16, 2014 12:15 PM HST

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

June 25, 2012 12:40 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Imaged only. GTS 1302.

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Eastern Garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Date

July 22, 2014 01:08 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 14, 2013 04:52 PM CDT

Description

AOR on Creek Road (just off Route 9G), Town of Hyde Park. Not collected. GTS 1661.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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maractwin

Date

July 20, 2014 12:33 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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steveg

Date

June 12, 2014 10:03 AM EDT

Description

Maybe 15 inches long and at the edge of a wetland catching some sun with several other mates.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

July 3, 2013 03:55 PM CDT

Description

Adult observed streamside near Bear Swamp Road and Route 202.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

July 3, 2013 10:56 AM CDT

Description

Adult observed streamside near Bear Swamp Road and Route 202.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 29, 2013 11:54 AM CDT

Description

Gravid female observed streamside near Bear Swamp Road and Route 202.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

charlie

Date

May 22, 2011 01:02 PM PET

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 17, 2013 09:27 AM CDT

Description

Observed in construction area. Contained a recent meal and was thermoregulating.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 17, 2013 09:16 AM CDT

Description

Observed diurnally active in construction area. Contained a recent meal.

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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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