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#5721670 - 04/29/15 11:06 AM What kind of snake is this?
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it got away before i could get over to it...



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#5721686 - 04/29/15 11:13 AM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: NewGulf]
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Possibly a King snake which is a good snake.

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#5721692 - 04/29/15 11:14 AM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: NewGulf]
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That^ or a coach whip... kingsnake will usually have white speckles and the coach whip is solid black with a pearl colored tail... both good snakes
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#5721709 - 04/29/15 11:20 AM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: Navasot]
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
That^ or a coach whip... kingsnake will usually have white speckles and the coach whip is solid black with a pearl colored tail... both good snakes


Coach whips in West Texas are a pale color, not black in any way. Sort of dirty brown or beige.


Edited by Elkhunter49 (04/29/15 12:12 PM)
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#5721714 - 04/29/15 11:22 AM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: NewGulf]
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That looks like a Big [censored]'d INDIGO SNAKE, Blueish Black and fast! That's a Big One!
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#5721781 - 04/29/15 11:46 AM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
Originally Posted By: Navasot
That^ or a coach whip... kingsnake will usually have white speckles and the coach whip is solid black with a pearl colored tail... both good snakes


Coach whips in West Texas are a pale color, no black in any way. Sort of dirty brown or beige.


Wonder why the color variations... pretty cool
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#5721791 - 04/29/15 11:49 AM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: NewGulf]
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•The dorsal background color can be highly variable, especially in Masticophis flagellum testaceus, ranging from black, red, yellow-tan, and even pink.

•There are two subspecies of M. flagellum in Texas, each distinguished by its color pattern.


•Some people suggest that the more darkly pigmented border of each dorsal scale (especially noticable on the tail) gives both subspecies a braided whip appearance.
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#5721857 - 04/29/15 12:14 PM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: Navasot]
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
•The dorsal background color can be highly variable, especially in Masticophis flagellum testaceus, ranging from black, red, yellow-tan, and even pink.

•There are two subspecies of M. flagellum in Texas, each distinguished by its color pattern.


•Some people suggest that the more darkly pigmented border of each dorsal scale (especially noticable on the tail) gives both subspecies a braided whip appearance.

Good Stuff! up

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#5721865 - 04/29/15 12:20 PM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: NewGulf]
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About 40 years ago I had a pinkish one about 6ft long run me out of a barn that me and some buddys were stacking hay bales in. I still hear about it when we are having a few cold ones! roflmao They are agressive for a NV snake. Thats my story anyway!
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#5722186 - 04/29/15 03:04 PM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: Mr. Clean]
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Originally Posted By: Mr. Clean
That looks like a Big [censored]'d INDIGO SNAKE, Blueish Black and fast! That's a Big One!


^^^ That. They eat rattle snakes. Also heard coach whips will also..
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#5722210 - 04/29/15 03:14 PM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
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Originally Posted By: DuckCoach1985
Originally Posted By: Mr. Clean
That looks like a Big [censored]'d INDIGO SNAKE, Blueish Black and fast! That's a Big One!


^^^ That. They eat rattle snakes. Also heard coach whips will also..


Awesome snakes....
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#5722391 - 04/29/15 04:37 PM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: NewGulf]
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funny thing is we dont have indigos around here and i've never heard of one even close to my neck of the woods...

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#5722463 - 04/29/15 05:05 PM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: NewGulf]
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Could be a rat snake or black racer

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#5723273 - 04/30/15 08:04 AM Re: What kind of snake is this? [Re: NewGulf]
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A big one.
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