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Louisiana Pine Snakes Released In Kisatchie National Forest
2012-05-08 03:30:25

On May 1, USDA Forest Service, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Memphis Zoo, and other partners released seven young Louisiana pine snakes on a restored longleaf pine stand in the Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana. The release is the fourth in 2 years, part of a plan to restore a very rare snake to its range in Louisiana. Last year the partners released 20 newly hatched snakes; this year´s snakes are 6 months old and about 3 feet...


Latest Colubridae Reference Libraries

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2007-06-25 06:59:35

Pine Snakes, Pituophis melanoleucus, are a large species of non-venomous snakes in the family Colubridae. They are native to the United States. Pine snake generally refers to the Northern Pine Snake, unless otherwise stated. There are other species such as the Black, Florida, and Louisiana Pine Snake. The Northern Pine Snake has the largest range of the pine snakes. It occurs mainly in the northern states, but also traverses into several southern states as well. Pine snakes are large and...

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2007-02-18 23:23:23

The Smooth Snake, Coronella austriaca, is a harmless species of colubrid snake found in northern Europe, but also as far east as northern Iran. They can be found in England, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. They are also found in Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Greece, and European Russia. In Asia, they are found in Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia and northern Iran. Both sexes grow to an average length of 20 inches. However it is not unheard of that these...

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