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Help with ID

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Posted by: rhallman at Fri May 19 19:55:55 2006  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by rhallman ]  
   

I have owned this snake for 2 years. I purchased it from someone in Oregon who got it from the previous owner who got it from a PetCo in Palm Desert Calif. It was sold to me as a Garter Snake but obviously it is not. It feeds on fish but I immediately started feeding it f/t mice and it is a hardy eater. It does not bite but it hisses and strikes with its mouth closed. I believe it is a European Natrix such as a Grass or Dice Snake. I would love to get a positive ID and even narrow down subspecies if I can. I would appreciate ANY information I can get.




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Randy Hallman
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