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Day One-Five

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Posted by: tspuckler at Fri Mar 2 07:39:07 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by tspuckler ]  
   

Here's some wild Black Rats from over the past few years. They are my favorite snake. They are the only really large non-venomous snake in the northeast and they're not terribly common in northeast Ohio where I live.

A Snake Road (S. Illinois) example from October of last year:


I was in Central Ohio with a group of high school students in May of last year, when I caught my largest snake ever in the field. This Black Rat was just short of six feet:


Unfortunately it was kind of beat up and skinny.


A Snake Road 2010 edition. This one has a maroon tint.


A 2009 central Ohio version:


Here's one form Ohio in 2006 doing the "stand up and fight" thing:


Tim
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