Found in a small creek
Swimming; see photo.
Swimming along the bank of the Niangua River.
Found and captured by Pete going across the trail by Eddy Lake observation Deck. Later had 18 babies.
What kind of snake is this?
Colubridae | common water snake
Brother-in-law had ran over it with the lawn mower. It was near an inflatable pool that had frogs living in it.
The northern water snake (Nerodia sipedon) is a species of large, nonvenomous, common snake in the Colubridae family that is native to North America.