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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 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

maractwin

Date

October 18, 2014 01:28 PM EDT

Description

Very small, pencil-thick.

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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

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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

royaltyler

Date

October 8, 2014 11:19 AM EDT

Description

Maybe a garter. Much shorter and chunkier than our ribbon snake.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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susanelliott

Date

October 6, 2014

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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shushengwang

Date

October 5, 2014 03:45 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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thewayfarer21

Date

May 29, 2013

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

colors:
- eyes: blue
- top: 3 light brown stripes from behind head to tail, black in-between stripes, and small areas of yellow over sides (no pattern)
- underbelly: off-white
- length: about 2 ft

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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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