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Old 07-21-2017, 08:40 AM
 
Location: N of citrus, S of decent corn
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Not a great picture, I know.

We were afraid it was a rattle snake, but not sure. We chased it into the neighbors yard.
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Old 07-21-2017, 10:45 AM
 
Location: rural DE
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Here, I think this link will help you:
Six venomous snakes in Georgia easy to avoid

PS: Do you not like the neighbors?
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Old 07-21-2017, 10:58 AM
 
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The picture is very hard to see, but I think it is a Eastern Hognose. I can't see a distinct diamond pattern, which would be a venomous eastern diamondback rattlesnake.
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Old 07-21-2017, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...
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Looks like the markings of a 'garter snake', harmless.
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Old 07-21-2017, 03:24 PM
 
Location: N of citrus, S of decent corn
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My husband is a country boy and he knows what a garter snake looks like. We aren't freaked out by snakes at all. We didn't get close enough to identify it,because we are new to the south and new to poisonous snakes, so kept our distance.

Anyway, it can live on next door. I have not been able to identify it from the poor picture of the markings.
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Old 07-21-2017, 03:38 PM
 
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The eye looks round to me which would suggest that it is a non poisonous snake.
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Old 07-21-2017, 03:55 PM
 
Location: N of citrus, S of decent corn
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The eye looks round to me which would suggest that it is a non poisonous snake.
Ok, we'll go with that.
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Old 07-21-2017, 04:34 PM
 
Location: CT
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The eye looks round to me which would suggest that it is a non poisonous snake.
I'll second that, and add, there doesn't look to be any pits near snout that are indicative of pit vipers. Still a little hard to tell for sure from the picture.
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Old 07-21-2017, 05:22 PM
 
Location: NC
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The head looks like a non venomous snake.
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Old 07-21-2017, 05:31 PM
 
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From what I can make out with the white dots and rings he looks like a young king snake.

Can you get a better picture? Tamp down the grass around him to show him up better.
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