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Short-Tailed Snake

Short-tailed snake: Lampropeltis extenuate - NONVENOMOUS

Native

 

The short-tailed snake is protected as a State-designated Threatened species by Florida’s Endangered and Threatened Species Rule

 

The short-tailed snake is a small, slender fossorial (adapted to digging and living underground) snake. It can reach a length of up to 20 inches (51 centimeters). Its body is gray colored with 50-80 brown spots that are separated by yellow to red sections.

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Taken on February 10, 2012