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Herping: Out of hibernation - Black Rat Snake

2013-04-14 - Southeast Adair Co., KY - Photo by Heather Evans.
From the pro-snake constituent
, my black rat snake is out of hibernation. I don't know if it is sunning or just hanging out, but my kids spotted the snake first. I see it every year, so am assuming it is the same snake. S/he is 2 1/2-3 feet long. - Heather Evans CM NOTE: Snakes are people, too, with feelings - Surely this beautiful animal has a name, and we want to post it. Snakes-rights folks can get downright snippy about this matter. - EW

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