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The First Snakes of the Year (NE Ohio)

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Posted by: tspuckler at Fri Mar 29 15:58:36 2013  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by tspuckler ]  
   

It was forty-something degrees and windy today. Not the best weather, but sometimes the urge to go herping overrules the weather conditions. I decided to check out this area.



I was hoping to see some Blanding's Turtles, but had no luck seeing those "cold tolerant" herps. But there were other turtles out - triple Sliders.



Quadruple Painteds.



Birds were singing and some flowers were even starting to bloom, like Colt's Foot.



But then I saw something even more cool - the first snakes of the year - Eastern Garters.



Not a bad cold weather herping day at all!
Third Eye Herp


   

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