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Wild About Illinois Snakes!

Family Colubridae

scarletsnake (Cemophora coccinea) Photo © Brad M. Glorioso

North American racer (Coluber constrictor) Photo © Brad M. Glorioso

eastern kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula) Photo © Brad M. Glorioso

rough greensnake (Opheodrys aestivus) Photo © Brad M. Glorioso

smooth greensnake (Opheodrys vernalis)
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gray ratsnake (Pantherophis spiloides) Photo © Dr. Todd Pierson

eastern foxsnake (Pantherophis vulpinus) Photo © Dr. Todd Pierson

gophersnake (Pituophis catenifer) juvenile Photo © Kory G. Roberts

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