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what kind of snake
Posted by Paige Bennett on June 17, 2005, 1:20 pm
Hi I have found a snake in my yard yesterday and i have looked all over the web and can not find it.So I was woundering if you could tell me what it was?It was about 1 to 2 foot long it was a tan to light brown with a dark brown line down the top of it with dalemation spots on top.at the side at the bottom it looked like a row of black eyes.I also live in central north carolina.thats the only thing i describe if you could right me and let me know it would be appriceated. thank you
The Appalachian Naturalist