An eastern hog nose snake was observed along the main paved road behind Brackenridge Field Laboratory's main buildings. It was identified as the eastern hog nose snake by the length of the snake relative to diameter and the distinctive upturned nose.
Was swimming across Barton Creek, male, when caught flattened its head and hissed
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.