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    • Eastern Garter Snake
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    • Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis

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Recent observations

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

April 22, 2014

Place

York, PA (Google, OSM)

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

amataka1

Date

April 22, 2014 09:45 AM CDT

Description

14-16" long

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

dyeany2

Date

April 19, 2014 10:33 AM EDT

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

cotaweaver

Date

April 20, 2014

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

lincoln

Date

April 21, 2014 05:11 PM EDT

Description

Dry oak forest, one snake found

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

susanelliott

Date

April 20, 2014

Description

one of two seen along the trail

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Eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

rachelabbott

Date

April 19, 2014 02:48 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

April 17, 2014

Description

Bitey

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

aprilbyrge

Date

April 16, 2014 02:37 PM EDT

Description

One snake was found above Top Crag view on the Cragway trail.

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

paulhurtado

Date

April 12, 2014 12:13 PM EDT

Description

A nearly identical individual was found two feet away.

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What

Eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

sjcourchesne

Date

April 15, 2014 06:48 AM EDT

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Eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

sjcourchesne

Date

April 15, 2014 06:28 AM 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.