Speculation-Re: [Tweeters] Aquatic struggle between accipiter (?) sp and pituophis catenifer

Kelly McAllister mcallisters4 at comcast.net
Fri Jan 13 09:01:35 PST 2012

I’ve seen this series forwarded several times now. The snake doesn’t look like a gopher snake to me. There’s one picture that shows the head quite clearly and it doesn’t have the typical markings of a gopher snake. Could it be some subspecies of Elaphe obsoleta? Maybe the Texas Rat Snake?

Kelly McAllister

Olympia, Washington

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