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  • Scientific Names
    • Heterodon platirhinos
    • Coluber heterodon
    • Heterodon browni
    • Heterodon contortrix
    • Heterodon contortrix browni
    • Heterodon niger
    • Heterodon platyrhinos
    • Heterodon platyrhinus
  • German
    • Ostliche Hakennatter
    • Östliche Hakennatter
    • Hakennasennatter
  • English
    • Eastern Hog-nosed Snake
    • Eastern Hognose Snake

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Recent observations

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

connor22

Date

July 20, 2014 08:10 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

marvin

Date

July 4, 2014

Description

Displaying inflated head and neck area ... also hissing and making fake striking movements ... typical first line of defense when threatened.

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

swanson

Date

May 20, 2014 09:00 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

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jacobstudowen

Date

June 28, 2014 11:40 AM CDT

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

kucycads

Date

June 19, 2014

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

muir

Date

June 15, 2014 10:37 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Very cool to see. Credit to Phil for spotting it first.

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eastern hognose snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

crepuscular

Date

May 31, 2014

Description

Spotted crossing a hiking trail in the middle of the day.

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

naiad2530

Date

June 7, 2014 08:33 AM CDT

Description

Weight 293 gms

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

swanson

Date

April 22, 2014 03:00 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

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connor22

Date

May 14, 2014 02:10 PM CDT

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

connor22

Date

May 11, 2014 09:26 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

treichard

Date

May 10, 2014 11:22 AM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Heterodon platirhinos, commonly known as the eastern hog-nosed snake,spreading adder, or deaf adder, is a harmless colubrid species endemic to North America. No subspecies are currently recognized.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.