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Nerodia sipedon sipedon
Nerodia sipedon sipedon
Northern Water Snake
Photographer: Kelsey Byers

ID: 0000 0000 0811 2452 (2011-08-19)

Copyright © 2011 Kelsey Byers (kbyers(at), licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

  • date of photo  May 3, 2011
  • latitude 37.06250   longitude -95.67710     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Virginia Zoo, Norfolk (Virginia, US)
  • family Colubridae
  • order Squamata
  • class Reptilia
  • habitat  freshwater pond surrounded by rocks in landscaped zoo exhibit
  • notes   This wild snake found itself in the lion enclosure at the zoo, where it stalked several Mallard ducklings (also wild). Zoo staff were uncertain how it got in, but not concerned by its presence.
  • keywords: Nerodia,snake,Virginia
  • camera   Canon G10
  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • common names   Northern Water Snake
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Simon J. Tonge    Sep 10, 2012

    Action: changed name from "Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon" to "Nerodia sipedon sipedon "

    Reviewer's comments:
         ""ssp." not necessary in scientific name"

    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2011 Kelsey Byers (kbyers(at), licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Kelsey Byers kbyers[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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