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  • English
    • Bull Snake
    • Bullsnake
  • Scientific Names
    • Pituophis catenifer sayi
    • Coronella sayi
    • Ophibolus sayi
    • Pituophis melanoleucus
    • Pituophis melanoleucus sayi
    • Pituophis sayi sayi
  • French
    • couleuvre à nez mince des Prairies

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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mako252

Date

January 16, 2017 07:21 AM CST

Description

approx. 7 feet long

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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alison_kondler

Date

September 21, 2014

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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timcole

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November 24, 2016 10:53 AM CST

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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wild-about-texas

Date

November 15, 2016 04:28 AM HST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Private residence

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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petekleinhenz

Date

June 23, 2008

Description

I was exploring Mammoth Hot Springs with a friend and kept coming across bullsnake sheds. We found this massive snake hiding in a crevice.

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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mako252

Date

December 26, 2016 08:54 AM CST

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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eabare

Date

December 17, 2016 12:22 PM CST

Description

Young one trying to cross the street E of Riviera. My distraction prevented it from getting run over. Couldn't have been much longer than 2 ft.

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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vince18

Date

June 17, 2015 11:17 AM UTC

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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saundersdrukker

Date

July 26, 2010 04:30 AM CDT

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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wthattny

Date

December 1, 2016

Description

About 18 inches. Lives in the bottom of a rotten mesquite tree trunk on a high bank about 50 yards from the Nueces River.

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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brushfreeman

Date

June 19, 2016 09:26 AM CDT

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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catenatus

Date

November 15, 2016 05:25 PM CST

Description

Interesting I have found three of these this year in, alluvial plain habitat unusual for the species, which I find much more commonly in bluestem/gams buffalo prairie/mesquite savannah any thoughts anyone?

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Description from Wikipedia

The bullsnake (Pituophis catenifer sayi) is a large nonvenomous colubrid snake endemic to the central United States, northern Mexico, and southwestern Canada. It is currently considered a subspecies of the gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer).

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