Gopher Snake

I nearly ran over this Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer) less than a mile from Mt Sunflower, the state highpoint of Kansas. Gopher Snakes are the largest type of snake in Kansas. They feed on rodents of all types, including gophers, squirrels and even rabbits. They are not venomous. Photo taken September 27, 2008.


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Marcsoltan - Nov 20, 2008 2:08 pm - Voted 10/10

That is

one beautiful snake.

Happy climbing,


Alpinist - Nov 21, 2008 10:48 am - Hasn't voted

Re: That is

Thanks! It does indeed have beautiful markings.

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