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 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

I found this little guy, 6" long, in my garage. I live in SE PA just north of Newark DE. I have a pond and spring house on my property and have seen a number of large Northern Water Snakes. I’n not seen one this red, is this little guy a baby Northern Water Snake.











05/28/08  03:34pm

 #1749512


Trentiusmaximus
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  Message To: Fasted   In reference to Message Id: 1749225


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

I dont think thats a water snake. Its an eastern milksnake, or less possibly a kingsnake morph. The head and patterns are too "off" to be a water snake. Great find though.



05/28/08  07:54pm

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  Message To: Trentiusmaximus   In reference to Message Id: 1749512


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

I really think its a eastern milksnake too



07/14/08  05:36pm

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  Message To: Fillerbunny   In reference to Message Id: 1795213


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

it is definetlyi an eastern milk snake no doubt about it. it resembles nothing even close to a watersnake



07/14/08  06:38pm

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  Message To: Nerodia1   In reference to Message Id: 1795302


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

eastern milk because of the "Y" shape on head.



07/15/08  11:31am

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  Message To: R_A_TSNAKE   In reference to Message Id: 1796116


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

wrong r_a_tsnake
there are hundreds....Thousands of morphs of snake that have the "y" shape
lol your name is r_ a_tsnake you should know that.

you cant say its a milksnake cause of its pattern...its a milksnake cause its a MILKSNAKE



07/16/08  01:08pm

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  Message To: Reptilefreak23   In reference to Message Id: 1797880


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

of course.

the Y shape [or V] is EXTREMELY variable and is in several morphs.

since 4-5 people already said it was an eastern milk i just threw out there that the Y shape CAN help for identification.

maybe i worded it wrong.

sorry about that.



07/16/08  01:22pm

 #2012012


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  Message To: R_A_TSNAKE   In reference to Message Id: 1797905


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

I think its a milksnake but it could be a cornsnake too.



05/27/09  05:01pm

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  Message To: Crocodileman   In reference to Message Id: 2012012


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

I got to go with a milksnake.



06/15/09  08:14pm

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  Message To: Marsh hunter   In reference to Message Id: 2022919


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

You’re right with the milk snake part, but this snake coming from my home town, i know it’s not and eastern milk snake. It’s actually a coastal plains milk snake, very much alike to the eastern, but different.



06/28/09  02:57pm

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Cornsnake chris
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  Message To: R_A_TSNAKE   In reference to Message Id: 1796116


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

U have a milk snake,nothing close to a watersnake i suggest u get a book on snake species of your state it helps out alot. That is a great find . good luck..



09/27/09  09:42pm

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Dennis t
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  Message To: Fasted   In reference to Message Id: 1749225


 Baby Northern Water Snake ???

you have a eastern milk snake which feed on mice and rats depending on the size u can tell by the y or v behind the head and checkerd board pattern on the belly should be white and black, northern water snakes have dark bands or bloches on a light brown or gray background color, bellies are striped redish orange, trust me i have NWS.



11/01/09  10:44am


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