Flattened out head and slowly backed away
Flattened its head to look mean
Unfortunately, this snake was killed by a friend's neighbor.
Seen on the "Life of the Dunes" trail.
DOR - size suggests female
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.