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Common Garter Snake - Thamnophis sirtalis

Common Garter Snake - Thamnophis sirtalis

The most frequently seen snake around Montreal. About half to a meter long and not poisonous.

Common Names

How to Identify

Greenish with yellow stripes. As there are not many different snakes in Canada, not difficult to identify.

Where & When to Spot

I saw this species twice on my explorative walks through the parks in Montreal and both times in Park Angrignon, spring, in the forest area.

Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)

Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)

Park Angrignon - April 17, 2016

NIKON D7100; Focal Length 320mm; Exposure 1/640; Aperture f5.6; Iso 200;
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