Loyalsock Creek, Loyalsock State Forest, PA
Adult gravid female. Imaged only. GTS 614.
Adult gravid female found in shed at animal hospital utility shed. Thermoregulating? Todd Gdula holding for picture. Imaged only. GTS 711.
Gravid female (?) in storage shed. Found with Todd Gdula. Imaged only. GTS 804.
The Northern Watersnake.
This snake is commonly misidentified as a Cottonmouth, but is not venomous. (Although their musk is rather potent.)
The northern water snake (Nerodia sipedon) is a species of large, nonvenomous, common snake in the Colubridae family that is native to North America.