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Snake ID? #8050359 11/14/20 01:35 PM
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A friend sent this DRT photo, asking me to identify. I have no idea. Can someone tell me? [Linked Image]


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It's an Eastern Hognose snake. What part of Texas was it found?

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Interesting snake, I've not seen one yet. Send this link to your friend:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6PXjsWtmDE

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Originally Posted by duckhunter76
It's an Eastern Hognose snake. What part of Texas was it found?


Burleson (Fort Worth).

I wish people wouldn’t kill snakes out of ignorance.


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Originally Posted by FamousAmos


Burleson (Fort Worth).

I wish people wouldn’t kill snakes out of ignorance.



I agree and Thanks for sharing, they are very cool snakes to have around.

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hog nose. good snake


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Originally Posted by FamousAmos
Originally Posted by duckhunter76
It's an Eastern Hognose snake. What part of Texas was it found?


Burleson (Fort Worth).

I wish people wouldn’t kill snakes out of ignorance.


Same....neat little snakes and make great pets for those so inclined.

What a waste.....


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I’ve never seen one before. Cool snakes for sure!


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Bummer that he killed it.


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Originally Posted by Stub
Bummer that he killed it.


Yep. I don't get the crowd that kills every snake. I would rather have non-venomous snakes around the house than rodents any day!

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Bummer that he killed it.


Yep. I don't get the crowd that kills every snake. I would rather have non-venomous snakes around the house than rodents any day!


This will forever be a debate

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Yep, hog nose are good snakes, however the scale pattern can cause most folks hearts to skip a beat or two If seen in the grass. I don't have that problem but I have seen more than one "tough guy" panic at a brown water snake .

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Originally Posted by Red Cloud
Yep, hog nose are good snakes, however the scale pattern can cause most folks hearts to skip a beat or two If seen in the grass. .


And then it doesn't help that they often will spread out their necks, flatten their head and HISS! Big show, bigger bluff. Perfectly harmless snake.

This one put on a big show for me:

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People not familiar with them either run or kill them on the spot.

They are one snake that have incredible diversity in pattern and color. But all are harmless.


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I have kept several wild caught eastern hognoses as pets over the years. Their favorite food are toads. They will eat frogs and can be groomed to eat baby mice (pinkies) by hand. One of the most interesting North American snakes.

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