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Old Thursday 26th January 2012, 23:21   #1
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Florida Snake Id.

Can anyone id. this snake for me? I believe that is a water snake but that's all I can say about it. The shots were taken on a dock in central Florida and the first time that I saw it, it slipped into the water.
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Old Friday 27th January 2012, 00:01   #2
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Hi Dan, looks like brown water snake (Nerodia taxispilota) Get the "bad rap"often. Have disposition of "yosemite sam". Quite harmless,along as not handeled.FWIW,no documented fatality for copperhead,believe same for cottonmouth.
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Bill is correct definitely a brown water snake.
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