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jastrong 10-03-2017 04:08 PM

Help identifying a northern indiana snake
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Hi, we were out walking close to lake Michigan when we came across this snake. I forgot to see if it had sits or round pupils. I know almost nothing about snakes, but it did something odd to me when I got close. It flattened the part out immediately behind its head that reminded me of what I've seen of cobras in pictures (I know it isn't a cobra). Anyway just looked a bit different than the regular old garter snakes that I see around occationally. It went off into the woods but I'm just curious what it might be. Thanks

WebSlave 10-03-2017 05:30 PM


Beyond GenetiX 10-03-2017 05:30 PM

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Did it look like this? What I can make out in the picture, it's an eastern hognose, heterodon platirhinos.

blueboost68 10-03-2017 05:40 PM

Yep its a hognose a very nice looking little one to.

jastrong 10-03-2017 05:52 PM

Thanks so much! I was really curious. Nice to know. Thanks for taking the time to reply.

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