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Copperhead Snake

A copperhead snake (Agkistrodon contortris) blends into the surrounding terrain as it basks in the sun at Slippery Falls Scout Ranch near Tishomingo, OK. These vipers are dangerously poisonous. Though the bite is painful, it is rarely a threat to life. They range over most of the southeastern U.S. Imaged in June 2003.

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Mark DoironSubmitted by Mark Doiron
on Sep 21, 2006 2:50 pm

Image ID: 227805
Hits: 1392 
Lat/Lon: 34.30700°N / 96.70329°W
Object Title: Copperhead Snake

Image Type(s): Wildlife