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Ringneck Snake A fossorial species of snake often found underneath rocks. I was very surprised to find a snake while hiking today as I have never found a snake in the middle of winter before. A great surprise and a first for me here in Florida.  Diadophis punctatus punctatus,Geotagged,Southern ring-necked snake,United States,Winter,macro,reptile,snake Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Ringneck Snake

A fossorial species of snake often found underneath rocks. I was very surprised to find a snake while hiking today as I have never found a snake in the middle of winter before. A great surprise and a first for me here in Florida.

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  1. Rarely seen in winter AND during day time, lucky you! Posted 3 years ago

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Diadophis punctatus punctatus, commonly known as the southern ring-necked snake, is a harmless species of colubrid snake found throughout much of the United States, central Mexico, and southeastern Canada. Ring-necked snakes are secretive, nocturnal snakes, so are rarely seen during the day time. They are slightly venomous, but their nonaggressive nature and small, rear-facing fangs pose little threat to humans who wish to handle them. They are best known for their unique defense posture of curling.. more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Jan 8, 2016. Captured Jan 7, 2016 19:37 in 402 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/128s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm