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    • 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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What

Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

September 27, 2014

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

jrobinson

Date

September 1, 2014 11:27 AM EDT

Description

In death feign.

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 27, 2013 05:26 PM CDT

Description

DOR adult male on Upper Balcones Road just N of the Balcones Creek. Imaged only. GTS 1588.

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

ctravis

Date

May 16, 2014

Place

Boerne,TX (Google, OSM)

Description

Pulled this fella out of a car wash…

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What

Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

dealfarms

Date

September 11, 2014 07:19 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

ebriggs

Date

September 11, 2014 08:40 AM EDT

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

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clayt

Date

August 20, 2014 08:45 AM EDT

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What

Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

adfergus

Date

August 10, 2014 06:00 PM CDT

Description

Found this incredible little dude in my parents pool skimmer! Glad to know such awesome herps still exist in Houston.

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

kcs78602

Date

July 26, 2014 04:26 PM CDT

Description

Under grapevine in pine needle duff. Sorry I couldn't photo his head... It was nestled in and I didn't want to move it.

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What

Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

connor22

Date

July 20, 2014 08:10 PM CDT

Description

DOR

Photos / Sounds

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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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What

Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

swanson

Date

May 20, 2014 09:00 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.