PICTURES FROM EAST TEXAS
METROPOLITAN NATURALIST
This is a Racer, maybe Coluber constrictor etheridgei, I
came across in East Texas. This snake is not poisonous.
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A Western Pygmy Rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius
streckeri
) in East Texas. All rattlesnakes are poisonous,
though the bite of the pygmy rattlesnake is not nearly as
dangerous as some of the larger rattlesnakes.
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Pigmy Rattlesnake
Western Mud Snake (Farancia abacura reinwardti)
Western Mud Snake (Farancia abacura reinwardti)
Western Mud Snake (Farancia abacura reinwardti)
A Western Mud Snake in East Texas. This snake displays the colorful underside of the tail to distract
Western Mud Snake (Farancia abacura reinwardti)