Northern Water Snake – 5/31/12
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 5/31/12
Observation Time: 8:20 a.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond Dam
Common Name: Northern Water Snake
Scientific Name: Nerodia sipedon
Comments: This big water snake was stalking a frog.
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It tastes the air with its forked tongue.
Its scales have ridges called “keels.”
The frog got away.