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The Day of the Reptiles: Greater Gadberry, KY - Snake in grass

2013-06-01 - Johnson Schoolhouse Road, Adair County District 3, Columbia, KY - Photo by Charles Marshburn.
The snake was just out making a living Saturday, June 1, 2013, in newly mown grass. Although a bit disconcerting to see, for many, many others see them as highly beneficial in holding down the population of mice, rats, and other rodents who are fighting with farmers for food stuff. Billy Joe Fudge thinks this one is a Black Racer, though it might be a Rat Snake. Click on Readmore for his explanation and very simple distinguishing behavioral differences in the two. Paired photo See also The Day of the Reptiles: Greater Gadberry, KY II - Turkle xing

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