Breisch, Alvin; Bothner, Richard C.
June 2006
New York State Conservationist;Jun2006, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p15
The article focuses on snakes found in New York. Snakes are carnivores, eating a variety of items, including worms, insects, frogs, salamanders, fish, small birds and mammals and even other snakes. The worm snake has a cylindrical body covered with smooth glossy scales. The short-headed garter snake can be identified by its narrow head that scarcely wider than its neck. It is often chocolate brown in color.


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