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Can anyone tell me what type of snake this is?

I found this snake in my garden and I'm wondering what type of snake it is! It was around 1 metre long and I'm in Lincolnshire UK.
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does anyone know what snake is this? found on my other family home

pic might be a little dark because it was on night thank you very much for your answer
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What is this snake?

What kind of snake is this? It was sighted in Singapore (South-Eastern-Asia) and was ca. 40cm (~ 16 inches) long.
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What brazilian snake is this?

(1) Is it possible to identify the snake in the picture below? If (1) cannot be answered: (2) In view of the pattern of colors, is it possible the snake in the picture below be non-venomous? If so, ...
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Is this Indian snake venomous?

I found this snake near a small garden. Location: India (Hyderabad, south India) Temperature: 38 oC Humidity: 28% Time: 2 hours past noon (2PM). Similar snake was found in drainage of our ...
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Snake with orange spots found in South Florida

I found this snake near my doorstep. What species is it?
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what snake is that in northern italy

About 75 cm long. Thin tail. Camping site near Grado, Italy, northern Adriatic sea. It climbed a tree in the rough bark and i followed it to take these photos.
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If a venomous snake somehow gets it's own venom in its body, will it be affected by it?

Here is a hypothetical situation I had been thinking about that sparked my curiosity: Let's a snake is just slithering around, not being attentive for some odd reason. It happens to pass a mouse, in ...
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Recognition of snake (image)

I would like some help with the recognition of the snake shown in the image below. I was doing a fieldwork in a forest in Slovakia when I found it. I was thinking it could be a water snake but I am ...
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Is this a worm or snake?How to get rid of it?

Hi! I found this thing in my bathroom. I killed it but still it's friends keep on reappearing. It moves slowly , is it a snake? How can i get rid of them? I live in Mumbai, India. It's rainy season ...
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Does anybody know what kind of snake is this?

FYI the snake is dead and currently in my freezer, I got it from a guy and forgot to ask what kind it is.
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What is the striking speed of a Green Anaconda?

How fast does a green anaconda strike? The striking speeds of other snakes is readily accessible, but not that I can find for the anaconda. If you have information for the size and weight of the ...
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What kind of snake is this? Saw it in inca trail, Peru

I have been searching so much to find out what kind of snake this is. It looked black with white stripes. We found it on the inca trail to machi picchu in Peru. It was about 2500m above sea level.
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Do prey animals fail to see incoming pythons/snakes?

I understand that pythons are considered ambush predators, and I was under the impression that they tend to employ the sit-and-wait strategy: quietly staying in a coiled position near a trail ...
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What kind of snake is this? Seen on Koh Lanta, Thailand

We had this snake in our bungalow on Koh Lanta, Thailand. From the reaction of the employees at the resort I can tell that it is venomous, but that's all I know. I am curious, does anybody know what ...
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What species of snake found in central Alabama, US?

The snake in the image below was found in the attic of a home in a relatively well-forested suburb of central Alabama, south of Birmingham about 20 minutes. It was safely released outside in the ...
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Minor differences in morphology of a snake: Why designate it a different species?

I was motivated to ask based on an answer to another question that I read on SE-Biology: You can differentiate this species [Ashok's Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis ashoki)] from closely related D. ...
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Indian Snake Species Identification

Location: southern India Time: noon Approx. Size: Length: around 2 feet; Size: extremely small, like a straw. Diameter: less than 1 cm. Was very fast in climbing aisle of mud bed/uphill like 90 ...
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What are the different causes for a snail species to have chiral dimorphism or speciate into a new species of the opposite form?

One way for the snail species to have complete chiral dimorphism where one form is an identical mirror image of the other form is if one form can't reproduce with the other form and it's predator is a ...
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What is the name of this black-ochre striped snake?

I've seen the following snake (?) near Calvi (on Corsica): I guess it was about 50cm long. What is the name of this type of snake?
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What snake is this?

Just caught this snake today and he was really aggressive...tried to bite me but luckily I managed to kill him and I wonder what type of snake is this. If someone knows, help would be greatly ...
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What kind of snake is this?

First, we are located in Missouri. In between St. Louis and Cape Girardeau. St. Francois county to be precise. We just walked outside and found this on the porch so we carried it off. Normally this ...
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What will happen if a poisonous snake bites itself? [closed]

I wonder if in general snakes are immune to their own venom. I would like to know studies or references about times snakes bit themselves and got sick or the contrary.
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Could a large constrictor kill a small animal?

According to this article there was a python whose body circumference was 85cm. This means its diameter was 27cm. Would it be possible for this snake to constrict animals that are about the same ...
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Species Identification: Snake, New Mexico

The snake is about one and a half inches in diameter at its widest, a half inch at the head, and about two feet long. I found it in central New Mexico. It's hard to see the head in the pics, but it ...
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Why would a python go after such large prey?

I read that most Pythons would go for smaller prey, around the size of a house cat, but that larger species enjoy crocodiles, deer and even a bit of antelope for dinner. But why? Now, I realise that ...
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What are some examples of small-scale physical phenomena that snakes fear?

What are some ways to use technology to repel snakes? One idea I was researching is low-frequency sound, which I read snakes could "feel" even though they are naturally deaf. Would this be a viable ...
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What is the name of this snake?

This baby snake just came inside my house in Sri Lanka, and I'm wondering whether it is venomous. Do you know this snake? I am posting this from my phone so I am unable to format properly. And I have ...
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What “emotions” can a snake feel?

Short: Thinking in particular of a Royal Python (US: Ball Python) such as some people keep as exotic companion animals, what sorts of "emotions" or "feelings" are they capable of? Long: http://...