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Old 04-17-2017, 09:21 PM   #1
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:22 PM   #2
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:23 PM   #3
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:23 PM   #4
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Rat snake, and yes a dead one. They will help with rodent problems.
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:26 PM   #5
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Every snake is a cottonmouth until other wise!!!
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:29 PM   #6
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Looks like a Texas Rat Snake to me
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:32 PM   #7
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:35 PM   #8
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:36 PM   #9
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:36 PM   #10
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Who knows for sure what it is?
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:39 PM   #11
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:40 PM   #12
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Aren't they always?
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:41 PM   #13
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Who knows for sure what it is?
See the two answers above this question
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:41 PM   #14
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Who knows for sure what it is?
I for sure do not know what it is, however I do for sure know what it is not, it is not a moccasin or any other dangerous snake from Texas
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:41 PM   #15
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:42 PM   #16
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Who knows for sure what it is?
I've spent the last 20 minutes looking at "Snakes of Texas" websites and I have not seen anything that matches exactly. I've never seen a hognose with light colored splotches

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Old 04-17-2017, 09:43 PM   #17
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Who knows for sure what it is?
I'm 100% sure it's not rat snake or water moccasin.
90% sure it's Hognose
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:45 PM   #18
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My guess is hognose
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:46 PM   #19
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Hog Nose... Good snake
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:48 PM   #20
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Is that a BB in his head?
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:48 PM   #21
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Make up your mind.
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:48 PM   #22
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The neighbor lady killed this and her husband wants to know for sure to tell his garden club. I know my snakes pretty well but I've never seen one that looks like this. I've looked through both my snake books and nothing that looks like it.

The head isn't quite right for a hog nose. The blunt tail says hog nose though. Looks a lot like a water snake build to me.
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:48 PM   #23
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Looks like a water snake to me
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:49 PM   #24
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Eastern Hognose.
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:50 PM   #25
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Hmmm. Doesn't look like the hognose we have on our place. This is one i caught just this week in the yard and turned loose out in the woods behind my place.



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Old 04-17-2017, 09:52 PM   #26
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Eastern Hog Nose Snake... check out this article about having them as pets... They are pretty cool snakes.

http://www.reptilesmagazine.com/a-na...-hognose-snake
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:55 PM   #27
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If you Google Hog Nose Snake, and click on Images, you'll get a LOT of different looking snakes that are all hog nose snakes. The link I posted above has a pic that looks very much like the one in the OP's post, especially those black patches just behind the head... AKA spread 'n atter... They are about the only snake (or any animal for that matter that eats the common toad...
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:01 PM   #28
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:09 PM   #29
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Thanks Slick.
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:10 PM   #30
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It's a hog nose very good snake to have around! Why do people kill all the snakes and post it on here? Why not take a pic and ask before you get trigger happy. I would of thought on the green screen we would be a little more conservationist than just kill kill kill.


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Old 04-17-2017, 10:11 PM   #31
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You nailed that one............I vote with you!!!
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:14 PM   #32
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I am "sure" if he was alive it would be easy to tell if he was a hog nose..... so from here on out, the garden club will "surely" have to refer to him as a dead snake. lol

Look at how different shaped the patterns are from the know hog nose to the snake in question.
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:15 PM   #33
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:16 PM   #34
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Definitely a black widow! You need to pack up the family and get the hell out of town!

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Old 04-17-2017, 10:17 PM   #35
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:20 PM   #36
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It's a hog nose very good snake to have around! Why do people kill all the snakes and post it on here? Why not take a pic and ask before you get trigger happy. I would of thought on the green screen we would be a little more conservationist than just kill kill kill.


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Old 04-17-2017, 10:20 PM   #37
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It's a hog nose very good snake to have around! Why do people kill all the snakes and post it on here? Why not take a pic and ask before you get trigger happy. I would of thought on the green screen we would be a little more conservationist than just kill kill kill.


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Probably the same reason people comment on threads without reading the whole thing and end up making accusations or asking questions that make them look silly.



His neighbor killed it and asked for help identifying it.
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:24 PM   #38
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that's a hog nose I had a class on them at Harvard!
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:27 PM   #39
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that's a hog nose I had a class on them at Harvard!


Man I about fell out of my chair!
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:29 PM   #40
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:31 PM   #41
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Am I wrong?

Looks like a Hog Nose. Guess you have me confused Curt.
It might be a hog nose, and I'm sure YOU think it's a good snake, but there is no such thing as a "good" snake. There are snakes that should die and snakes that should live, but "good".....NO. My point was it's either "good" or a "snake"...can't be both.
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:35 PM   #42
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http://www.reptilesmagazine.com/a-na...-hognose-snake
Pretty cool article. I had no idea they'd do all that.
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:37 PM   #43
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If you Google Hog Nose Snake, and click on Images, you'll get a LOT of different looking snakes that are all hog nose snakes. The link I posted above has a pic that looks very much like the one in the OP's post, especially those black patches just behind the head... AKA spread 'n atter... They are about the only snake (or any animal for that matter that eats the common toad...
To the point they will almost die, unless they get a toad. I had a Eastern for several yrs, and man he was picky. He would eat the different frogs from the pet store, but he had to be literally starving. Toads he would eat as fast as you could put them in there, but they weren't always readily available. He got real skinny every winter.
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:39 PM   #44
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It's a hognose.
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:43 PM   #45
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Definitely an Eastern Hognose.
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:56 PM   #46
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It might be a hog nose, and I'm sure YOU think it's a good snake, but there is no such thing as a "good" snake. There are snakes that should die and snakes that should live, but "good".....NO. My point was it's either "good" or a "snake"...can't be both.
Lol... I wasn't sure what you meant. Tried to think of what to post but couldn't come up with anything.
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Old 04-17-2017, 11:04 PM   #47
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Old 04-17-2017, 11:32 PM   #48
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The man that killed it thought it was a copper head.
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It might be a hog nose, and I'm sure YOU think it's a good snake, but there is no such thing as a "good" snake. There are snakes that should die and snakes that should live, but "good".....NO. My point was it's either "good" or a "snake"...can't be both.
Winner....
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Old 04-18-2017, 12:02 AM   #50
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It WAS a good hognose.
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