Photo 280207, (c) Emily Powell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

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What

Western Mud Snake Farancia abacura ssp. reinwardtii

Observer

raindrops

Date

March 23, 2013

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Time: 4:30PM Weather: 73F Cloudy
This snake was found swimming underwater in a marsh. It was moving slowly, exploring the surface of the mud. It was close to the edge of the marsh. Years ago, I saw a DOR mud snake near this location and now I have confirmed their presence here. The snake appears to be an adult in good health. It has a double anal plate which, from what I've read, is not present in all mud snakes.

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