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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
  • French
    • couleuvre à nez plat

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Recent observations

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What

Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

blaineeaton

Date

September 28, 2016 01:41 PM CDT

Description

Great Oaks,Natalia,Tx. Medina Co.

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What

Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

asherah29

Date

September 27, 2016

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

dagers0911

Date

September 26, 2016 05:48 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

snake

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

mollypalmer

Date

September 25, 2016 11:55 AM CDT

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

jmanchester

Date

September 19, 2016 11:00 AM EDT

Description

Seen at Wateree Heritage Preserve. Identifying as Eastern Hognose due to flattening of neck when observing. Did not play dead. Small, only about 12 inches in length; possibly juvenile.

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

smuller

Date

August 3, 2010 09:09 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

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erinbasiger

Date

September 24, 2016 12:24 PM EDT

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

ahumber

Date

September 5, 2016 06:56 PM CDT

Description

this snake was on the road around sunset. it was about a foot and a half long.

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

bosundawg

Date

May 17, 2011 04:30 PM EDT

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

November 22, 2010 01:24 PM CST

Description

Probably the prettiest Eastern Hog-nosed I've ever seen.

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

redpandakitty

Date

September 12, 2016

Description

Found dead - manner unknown. Approximately 6 inches in length - appears to be a hatchling.

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Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Observer

k8thegr8

Date

May 25, 2016 05:54 PM CDT
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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.
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