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Unread 07-14-2013, 03:19 PM   #1
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What kind of snake is this?

Found in my backyard in Denver.

Closest pic comparison I've been able to find is a "Night Snake". I have a bigger pic if needed. He was found under some brush I was clearing out (leaves, mulch).



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Unread 07-16-2013, 06:05 PM   #2
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That, I believe, is a bush, not a snake.
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Unread 07-16-2013, 11:49 PM   #3
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Looks like a garter snake to me. Very Very Very popular here. I would catch 10+ of those a day when I was in elementary school.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garter_snake
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Unread 07-17-2013, 11:06 PM   #4
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Unread 07-20-2013, 10:17 AM   #5
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I vote Night snake. Appears a little big for a garter snake. Either way, harmless.
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Thanks guys, I was hoping it was pretty harmless. I think he was more scared of me & the rake than I was of him.
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Unread 07-21-2013, 09:24 PM   #7
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Night Snakes are not usually found in Denver, it's a garter snake.
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