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Snake id

Posted by archoo16 (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 21, 14 at 11:28

we just moved from apt to home with a wooded view. This perk that came with the home was found dead on the patio, covered in ants. Kindly identify and tell me if I should be worried.

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RE: Snake id

It is definitely NOT venomous, plus it's dead, so no, there's no need to be concerned. It looks like Midland Brown Snake(Storeria dekayii wrightorum), which is a totally harmless species. Your profile says you're in MO, so you might want to check out the link for ID keys on native snakes, both venomous and non-venomous.

Here is a link that might be useful: Snakes of Missouri

RE: Snake id

Agreed. Midland Brownsnake. Totally harmless insect eater.

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